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List of MnAPA Events for AUGUST 2014

August 4

CURA Housing Forum - Rental Housing and Open Data: Opportunities for Better Housing Outcomes
Who: Ross Joy and Reyna Flores, Organizers, Corcoran Neighborhood Organization
Nuria Rivera-Vandermyde, Director of Regulatory Services, City of Minneapolis
Tony Webster, Civic Technologist, Webber-Camden neighborhood resident
When: Monday, August 4, 2014, 12:00 to 1:30* pm
*Join Bill Bushey (Open Twin Cities) from 1:30-2:00 for a follow-up presentation and conversation about open data and the City of Minneapolis's coming Open Data Policy
Where: Room 1-110 Carlson School of Management
321 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Map and directions

The City of Minneapolis is moving towards passing an Open Data policy that, over time, will change the way the public can access and utilize public data. This new policy will impact community-based organizations and their constituents, city staff, neighborhoods, social enterprises, and others by creating new ways to ask and answer questions and develop better solutions. What does this mean for equitable housing goals? How can data support just rental housing policy and practices, and when can relying on data to make decisions and advocate with renters fall short? Hear from both City and community leaders about their work with data and data-driven decision-making in Minneapolis neighborhoods.

Register online at or by phone at (612) 625-1551.

Minnesota Chapter American Planning Association
Phone: 1-888-882-5369 (toll free)
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