Building Equitable Cities with Henry Cisneros: How to Drive Economic Mobility and Regional Growth
An increasingly common concern in cities across the US is that the overall urban revival is leaving growing numbers of residents behind. In addition, evidence suggests that more “equitable” cities are stronger economically. So how can real estate and land use leaders work together to create more inclusive urban prosperity?
This is the subject of a recent ULI publication: Building Equitable Cities: How to Drive Economic Mobility and Regional Growth, co-authored by Henry Cisneros, chairman of CityView in San Antonio, Texas.
Cisneros–a past Mayor of San Antonio and former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development–will discuss the issue at a special ULI Indiana program on Sept. 5. Cisneros will describe the business and social case for real estate and land use leaders to help create a more inclusive urban prosperity, detailing what’s working and how to do more of it in areas of wide interest, including:
- Affordable and workforce housing
- Transit-oriented development
- Public/private redevelopment
- Community revitalization
- And more.
Please join us for this important event!
Henry Cisneros co-founded CityView in 2000 and currently serves as the firm’s chairman. He also sits on each of CityView’s Investment Committees. In 1981, Cisneros became the first Hispanic-American mayor of a major U.S. city, San Antonio, Texas, where he was subsequently elected to four terms. In 1992, President Clinton appointed Cisneros to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. After leaving HUD in 1997, Cisneros became president and chief operating officer of Univision Communications, the Spanish-language broadcaster. Mr. Cisneros currently serves on Univision’s Board of Directors. Has served as President of the National League of Cities, as Deputy Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and is currently an officer of Habitat for Humanity International. Cisneros remains active in San Antonio’s leadership where he is former Chairman of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, and BioMed SA. He is a former member of the advisory board of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Cisneros has been inducted into the National Association of Homebuilders “Builders Hall of Fame” and honored by the National Housing Conference as the “Housing Person of the Year.” Cisneros is a graduate of Texas A&M and holds a Masters’ degree from the Kennedy School at Harvard and a Doctorate from George Washington University.
Event will be submitted for AIA and AICP Continuing Education credits.
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