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President’s Corner

Recent Events

June 27, 2014

Aspen, Colo. – Panel discussions on community revitalization.

June 25, 2014

Denver, Colo. – Speech and panel discussion about cities as laboratories for innovative development strategies. View video.

June 17, 2014

Dallas – Panel discussion about the role of arts and culture in community development. View video.

Upcoming Events

September 23, 2014

Minneapolis – Speech about approaches to using transit for urban revitalization.

October 1, 2014

Detroit – A speech about why Detroit is a powerful backdrop for a discussion on the future of cities.

President’s Corner serves as an archive of speeches delivered by Kresge Foundation President and CEO Rip Rapson at events around the country. We add complete versions of speeches after each is delivered.

We hope you will share speeches you find valuable with others interested in the foundation, its work to expand opportunity in America’s cities, or philanthropy in general.