By Renew Lehigh Valley
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The Renew Lehigh Valley brown bag series aims to provide an informal setting in which community members can learn about issues related to urban development and revitalization; smart growth; and regional collaboration within the Lehigh Valley.
||Clean"State of the Lehigh Valley: Community Trends at a Glance" (January 13, 2011)||Renew Lehigh Valley partnered with the Lehigh Valley Research Consortium (LVRC) for the first annual State of the Lehigh Valley event. Unvailing the LVRC's report State of the Lehigh Valley: Community Trends at a Glance was Michele Deegan, director of t||1/21/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEducation, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Nov 19, 2010)||The topic for this Renew Lehigh Valley brown-bag session is Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. RenewLV partnered with the Allentown Economic Development Corporation on this event. An expert panel (Troy Thrash, DaVinci Science Center; Kelly Rosa||11/30/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMunicipal Finance in PA (Aug 27, 2010)||The topic for this Renew Lehigh Valley brown-bag session is Municipal Finance in Pennsylvania. Gerald Cross, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Economy League, Central Division, led a lively discussion on the topic of Pennsylvania's system of munici||9/9/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTraditional Neighborhood Design (Oct 2, 2009)||The topic for this Renew Lehigh Valley session was traditional neighborhood development (TND), an approach to community design that seeks to create mixed-used, walkable places. This session was recorded at the Baum School of Art in Allentown, PA on Octo||6/18/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommunity and Transportation (Nov 6, 2009)||The topic for this Renew Lehigh Valley brown-bag session was community and transportation, focusing on the Pennsylvania Community Transportation Initiative (PCTI) projects underway in Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, and Hellertown. This session was record||6/18/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEstablishing a Lehigh Valley Health Department (Dec 8, 2009)||The topic for this Renew Lehigh Valley brown-bag session is Establishing a Lehigh Valley Health Department, featuring members of the Lehigh Valley Board of Health discussing the progress made in drafting the staffing and services plan for a regional hea||6/18/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2010 Legislative Preview (Jan 22, 2010)||This Renew Lehigh Valley brown-bag session featured State Representative Robert Freeman providing a preview of what’s coming up in 2010 in Harrisburg, with regard to legislation on urban revitalization, smart growth, open space preservation, and relat||6/18/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRedevelopment Authorities (Mar 12, 2010)||This Renew Lehigh Valley brown-bag session highlighted the work of the redevelopment authorities in the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton. This session was recorded at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Center in Allentown, PA on March 12, 2010. Visit||6/18/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBicycling in the Lehigh Valley (May 21, 2010)||The topic for this Renew Lehigh Valley brown-bag session is Bicycling in the Lehigh Valley. Leaders from regional bicycling groups discuss the opportunities and challenges that face the bicycling community in the Lehigh Valley. This session was recorded||6/18/2010||Free||View in iTunes|