The Life and Times of an Emergency Manager: Detroit Revisited-Lessons Learned

September 18, 2019 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 209ABC Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees

Using the municipal bankruptcy of Detroit as a backdrop, Kevyn Orr will reflect on the meaning of thriving communities through the lens of positive land use policy, taxation policy, and municipal operations. He will provide insight into the breakdown of civic structures and role of constructive partnerships/conversations among the public, private, and philanthropic sectors. The rebuilding of Detroit is a remarkable account of strategic focus, courage, and creativity.