Associate Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers presented a paper titled  “Civic mobilization and public land in West Philadelphia’s Mantua neighborhood 2013-2022” at an Urban Studies Foundation-sponsored conference at Rutgers University on September 22. The conference was titled Negotiating Social Futures: The Politics of Land Development and Value Capture During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Prof Wolf-Powers also attended a convening, “Land Value Capture in the U.S. and Canada Expert Group Meeting” at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in Cambridge, Massachusetts on September 29 and 30.