Video/Audio: Advancing Regional Equity  --  2005 Conference Recordings


2:45 to 4:15 pm:

Monday, May 23, 2005
Workshop Series Two
Trends in the Field 

Building the High-Road Economy

What are the promising strategies for promoting a high-road economy in the face of globalization and fierce corporate competition? In this session, labor, business, and community leaders discuss ed challenges and opportunities to meet the needs of working families through smart growth and regional economic development initiatives.


  • J. Philip Thompson, Associate Professor of Urban Politics, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, Executive Director, Working Partnerships USA
  • Nicole Price, Community and Political Organizer, SEIU District 1199E-DC
  • Joel Rogers, Professor of Law, Political Science, and Sociology, and Founder and Director, Center on Wisconsin Strategy, University of Wisconsin, Madison

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