Dismantling Persistent Poverty in the Southeastern US
A study commissioned by Senator Zell Miller (D-GA) in 2002 to determine the need for and potential of a Federal Regional Commission on the economy of southeastern United States.
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10:00 - 11:00
Welcome and Addresses
11:00 – 1:00
Opening Plenary – SEAP White Paper
Host: Southeast Economic Advancement Project (SEAP)
- Georgia State -
- Emory University -
- Georgia College & State University -
- Tuskegee University -
Moderator – Genny Castillo
1:00 – 2:30
Breakout Session: Hear from the Region
“What We Need & How to Get There”
Afternoon Address: Nathaniel Smith
2:00: – 2:30
Host: National Association of Development Organizations (NADO)
"Conversation with the States"
2:30 – 4:00