Stories of Community Development in DC at the National Building Museum April 1, 2013

A city planner, real estate developer, educator and news columnist discuss the past, present and future of neighborhood revitalization and community development in Washington, DC.  You will hear about triumphs and lessons learned over the past 30 years and plans for the future of a city that is experiencing rapid change. A book signing of DC LISC’s newly published book, Becoming What We Can Be:Stories of Community Development in Washington, DC will follow the program.

Register Here – Free Event


Ellen McCarthy

Former Director of the Office of Planning, District of Columbia

Director of Planning and Land Use, Arent Fox

Clarence Page

Pulitzer Prize winning syndicated Columnist for the Chicago Tribune

Irasema Salcido

Founder of the DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI)

Chris Smith

President and CEO, William C. Smith and Company


Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: National Building Museum, 401 F Street NW