Information: A Tool to Transform America’s Communities?

Pari Sabety
Pari Sabety Director,<br>Urban Markets Initiave,<br>Metropolitan Policy Program,<br>The Brookings Institution

May 5, 2005

In this presentation at the New Ideas Conversation Series, sponsored by the Partnership for Strong Communities and Connecticut Voices for Children, Ms. Sabety discussed the critical and necessary role of information in shaping community strategies.

The Melville Charitable Trust, a philanthropic organization whose investments in organizations and initiatives are leading the way in finding and fighting the causes of homelessness in Connecticut and nationally, hosted the discussion at its Lyceum Conference and Resource Center in Hartford, Connecticut.