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Reuse, Recycle, Rejuvenate: Re-urbanization of Manufacturing

A CEDAS Academy Webinar

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.



This webinar will explore how bringing small-scale manufacturing back to urban and peri-urban areas can benefit communities and spark entrepreneurial growth.  

Speakers from the Urban Manufacturing Alliance will provide an overview of manufacturing re-urbanization, and examples of successes and challenges related to land use and real estate, local branding, and workforce development as well as a discussion of how low-income residents and communities of color can full participate and benefit from the jobs and business activity created. 

Attend this webinar to learn:

  • The status of re-urbanization of manufacturing in the US and the Northeast as well as current research, and references
  • Lessons learned from other communities in developing and sustaining urban manufacturing centers
  • Opportunities, successes, and challenges of urban manufacturing in addressing broader community goals as well as for low income and underserved communities



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