November 15, 2011

Anchor Institutions Task Force and Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools

past event


This topical forum organized by the Anchor Institutions Task Force (AITF), an ongoing think tank developing long-term strategies, made the case for the crucial role of anchor institutions in economic and community development. Penn IUR co-directors Genie Birch and Susan Wachter, along with Ira Harkavy, Director of Penn’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships, were among the co-founders of the AITF. For more information on AITF and the forum visit

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