embed embed share link link
Embed This Video close
Share This Video close
bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark bookmark
Rate This Video embed
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...
Tags For This Video tags
rate rate tags tags lights lights

Shelley Poticha: “Building Strong, Prosperous and Resilient Communities together”

Shelley Poticha, Director of the National Resource Defense Council ‘s (NRDC) Urban Solutions program, is helping make cities around America more livable and resilient. Through aiding in the development of greener neighborhoods and implementation of better regional planning, Poticha is a national leader in assisting cities with creating communities that are strong in identity, connectivity, and sustainability. Poticha’s presentation will focus on addressing best practices for implementing key concepts of new urbanism, as well as detailing dynamic approaches for achieving these goals.

Shelley Poticha holds a Master of City Planning from the University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Poticha serves as the director of the Urban Solutions program, building NRDC’s work for better cities that support thriving people. Prior to joining NRDC, Shelley was a senior advisor and director of the Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Before joining HUD, she served as President and CEO of Reconnecting America, as well as the Executive Director of the Congress for New Urbanism.

>