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The American Assembly is proud to be a conference supporter of the the sixth biennial Reinventing Older Communities conference [1], cosponsored by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, New York, Philadelphia, Richmond and St. Louis; and the Penn Institute for Urb...
Update:  The Historic Preservation in America’s Legacy Cities convening is approaching and the $125 early bird registration will end on May 4.   Hotel rates will also change after that date.   The American Assembly [1] is excited to continue its Legacy Cities programming by cosponsorin...
The American Assembly is pleased to be an organizer of the 3rd Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, December 9-13, 2013.   The Global Congress provides a forum for discussing and advancing evidence-based, public-interest in...
As part of its Legacy Cities Design Initiative and in parternship with lead organizer The J. Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City, The American Assembly is co-hosting this year's prestigious Bruner Loeb Forum on "Legacy City Design." The project and forum will compliment The Assembly's ...
The American Assembly is the home of the new Open Syllabus Project (OSP), an effort to build the first large-scale online database of university course syllabi as a platform for the development of new research, teaching, and administrative tools. The OSP will provide new ways of understanding...
On October 11-13, 2013 The American Assembly served as an intellectual sponsor of the Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference [1], hosted by the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy [2] at New York University School of Law [3]. As drones take to the skies above communities, they will...
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Tamar Shapiro


Tamar Shapiro is the President and CEO of the Center for Community Progress, where she promotes neighborhood revitalization through creative reuse of vacant and abandoned property.  Formerly with the U.S. German Marshall Fund and Smart Growth America, she attended the Assembly on "Reinventing America's Legacy Cities" in Detroit.