Future of HOPE VI Program with former Secretary Henry Cisneros, Brookings Institution
WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan will give the keynote speech at the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program's discussion: "From Despair to Hope: Two HUD Secretaries on Urban Revitalization and Opportunity" on TUESDAY, July 14, 2009 at the National Press Club. Donovan will join former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros, who will discuss the program's history and his new book, From Despair to Hope: Hope VI and the New Promise of Public Housing in America's Cities (Brookings Institution Press, 2009). In his keynote address, Donovan will discuss the future of the HOPE VI redevelopment program, including a 2009 funding announcement, as well as HUD's Choice Neighborhoods proposal, that aims to expand HOPE VI beyond public housing.
The event will take place on TUESDAY, July 14, 2009 at the National Press Club from 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
From Despair to Hope: Two HUD Secretaries on Urban Revitalization and Opportunity
Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
National Press Club Ballroom, 529 14th Street, NW 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan
2:30 in the Winner's Lounge at the National Press Club.