611 SW Tenth at Alder
Portland, Oregon 97205

speaker: Neal Peirce

Author and Washington Post columnist

Thursday, March 13

Location: The Governor Hotel, 614 SW 11th Ave, Heritage Ballroom. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Dinner at 7:15 PM; presentation at 8:00 PM.

Neal Peirce is a foremost writer, among American journalists, on metropolitan regions - their political and economic dynamics, their emerging national and global roles. Known widely as a lecturer on regional, urban, federal system and community development issues, Peirce has been a familiar figure before civic, business, academic, and professional groups nationally. He has appeared on Meet the Press, The Today Show, National Public Radio, and local media across the country.

Great Parks, Great Cities is an opportunity to hear experts in urban planning, economics, government affairs, urban revitalization and sustainability discuss the integral roles that parks will play in making cities viable in the 21st century and beyond. They will share their experience, research and insights into how our urban parks contribute to sustainable and healthy communities.

Official Website: http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/index.cfm?c=46353

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