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Join us October 20 in Providence to discuss New England's endangered local retail and small businesses.

New Urbanism has long been concerned with promoting vibrant Main Streets, corridors with local retail and small businesses that keep jobs and capital in their communities.

The American Conservative is partnering with the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) New England chapter and the R Street Institute to bring together leading voices on this issue. Join us in Providence, RI on October 20, from at 5:00 to 8:00pm at Aurora, 276 Westminster St., Providence, RI. More information is available here.

If you’re in New England and care about strong communities, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to meet:

  • Cliff Wood, Executive Director of Downtown Providence Parks Commission
  • Kip Bergstrom, former Deputy Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development
  • Margaret Bodell, a Connecticut-based art center consultant with experience repurposing storefronts
  • Anne Haynes, Director of the Transformative Development program at MassDevelopment
  • The discussion will be moderated by former TAC editor Jonathan Coppage, now visiting scholar at the R Street Institute.

General admission to the event is $20, but The American Conservative has a limited number of free tickets for our readers. If you wish to receive one, please RSVP with your full name and address to letters@theamericanconservative.com, with the subject line “New Urbs event.”