Inclusive & Resilient Recovery in Florida
FRIDAY, APRIL 16
1O:OO - 11:OO AM (EDT)
Past economic recoveries have been uneven. And, while no one could have anticipated the depth and breadth of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy, recent research does show that employing certain strategies can increase the chances of success. Nationally known speakers from the Federal Reserve Bank and Urban Institute will share their insights on what has proven to work, followed by an expert panel discussion specific to Florida’s needs.
This Virtual Summit is open to all Leadership Florida Members and is FREE to attend.
This is a member-only event. No guests, please
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David A. Jackson
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
David A. Jackson is a senior adviser on the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s community and economic development (CED) team with a focus on affordable housing and community economic development finance. Previously, Jackson served as a visiting adviser with the Atlanta Fed, executive director of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, and president and chief executive officer of the Atlanta Center for Working Families. He also held positions at the One Economy Corporation, New York City Department of Housing Preservation's Division of Homeownership, and Enterprise Foundation. Jackson holds a BS from New York Institute of Technology, an MBA from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, and he has completed a Fannie Mae Foundation fellowship at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is a lecturer at Georgia Institute of Technology and serves on the boards of Mercy Housing, Food Well Alliance, and Georgia State University’s Honors College.
Christina Plerhoples Stacy
Principal Research Associate
Christina Plerhoples Stacy is a principal research associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where she specializes in urban economics, equity, and inclusion. Her work focuses on the intersection of economics and urban spaces and how housing, transportation, local economies, health, and crime interact.
Stacy recently led an effort to develop a set of transportation equity metrics for metropolitan regions throughout the US, and she managed an effort to measure inclusion in US cities. She also led an effort to measure the spatial mismatch between job seekers and employers using big data from Snagajob, the largest online job search engine for hourly workers.
Stacy is currently studying whether and how local zoning reforms can increase the supply of affordable housing, and she is helping the City of Alexandria, Virginia, develop an accessory dwelling unit regulation. She is also co-leading an evaluation of the New Markets Tax Credit Program, and she is part of a team evaluating the Economic Development Administration. Finally, she is leading a randomized controlled trial of an unconditional and conditional cash transfer program coupled with job training aimed at reducing youth violence.
Stacy serves on the board of the Alexandria Housing Development Corporation. Before joining the Urban Institute, Stacy earned her bachelor’s degree from Boston College, her master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, and her Ph.D. from Michigan State University in agricultural, food, and resource economics.