Video/Audio: Advancing Regional Equity  --  Conference Audio Online


May 23-25, 2005               

ONLINE STREAMING AUDIO:  Over 1,200 people participated in Advancing Regional Equity: The Second National Summit on Equitable Development, Social Justice, and Smart Growth. Sponsored by PolicyLink and the Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities, the summit was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 23-25, 2005.

This page, which now links to streaming audio of the May 23 sessions (click on titles below to listen), will eventually contain audio and selected PowerPoint presentations of more than 60 panel sessions, plenary dialogues, and skills-building workshops. Summit participants—over half of whom were people of color—came from urban, suburban, and rural communities and shared the progress being forged in promoting quality affordable housing, better schools, living wage jobs, environmental justice, and accessible public transportation.

We are grateful to the numerous foundations that supported the summit. Thank you to everyone who attended—funders, speakers, and participants alike—for sharing knowledge and information that will help achieve a nation where everyone has the opportunity to participate and prosper.  Special thanks to Conference Recordings for making their audio files available to the public.  (To order a 2-CD set of the conference recordings please visit )

All recordings require the free Flash player (probably already installed on your computer); if needed, please install the latest version.

Morning Sessions  --  Monday, May 23, 2005  --  click title to listen

Luncheon Plenary  --  Monday, May 23, 2005  --  click title to listen

Afternoon Sessions  --  Monday, May 23, 2005

Caucuses  --  Monday, May 23, 2005  --  click title to listen