Wednesday June 18, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 3:15 PM EDT
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VCU Student Commons Building 
907 Floyd Ave.
Richmond, VA 23284

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Housing Virginia 
Housing Virginia 

Housing Virginia and the VCU Center for Urban and Regional Development present:

Connecting the Dots Between Where Kids Live and Where They Learn

This one-day statewide conference will describe how approaches to education and housing policy are linked, how school performance and housing quality connect, and how these two issues will define the future of Virginia’s communities. This groundbreaking Symposium brings educators, housing experts and public officials together for the first time in Virginia to discuss the important relationship between student success and where and how students live outside the classroom. We will showcasesome solutions that can impact the future of Virginia families around the state and will end with next steps to continue the dialogue on this important subject.

Registration opens at 9am, and coffee will be served. The opening plenary will begin at 10 am!

Plenary Sessions:





Kit Hale

Board Chair, Housing Virginia

Opening Plenary

Jeanne Jehl

Senior Consultant, Annie E. Casey Foundation  

Maurice Jones

Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Commonwealth of Virginia  


Maya Brennan

Senior Research Associate, Center for Housing Policy, National Housing Conference 

Closing Plenary

John Accordino

Director, VCU Center for Urban and Regional Development

Breakout Sessions:

**Parking for the event will be available at VCU's Main Street Deck for the daily rate of $10. You can pay for parking with either cash or card.

Questions about the event? Contact Housing Virginia at admin@housingvirginia.org

Questions about sponsorship? Contact Lynn Bivens at lynn.bivens@comcast.net


This event is made possible by the following sponsors:

Virginia Association of REALTORS®