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Join us on May 21st!
Vacancy Collaborative Workshop
May 21st from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tegeler Hall, SLU Main Campus
3550 Lindell Blvd.

This event is an opportunity for Vacancy Collaborative participants (almost 500 strong already!) to come back together, share the goals and progress of the working groups, celebrate the growing momentum around vacancy, and share next steps about the draft action strategy being developed by the working groups and the Vacancy Advisory Committee. 

Head to the eventbrite to register for the workshop!
Participants at the Vacancy Collaborative Workshop in 2018.
Share Your Project on May 21st
Do you have a project or program that's working to address vacancy? 

Sign up to share your idea in a series of lightning rounds that will take place at the Vacancy Collaborative Workshop on the morning of May 21st. These high energy, minute-long overviews will highlight activities already happening in St. Louis. We encourage a diversity of ideas that may include a vacant lot project, a building rehab or reuse, a neighborhood program, policy efforts, and more. 

If you would like to make a lightning round presentation at the workshop, please email tara@communitybuildersstl.org by May 15th to submit your idea. 
Other Community News & Events
May 15: Deconstruction Convening 
Join Green City Coalition and other partners for a discussion of deconstruction program development in the City of St. Louis, including next steps, regional coordination and collaboration, scalability and sustainability. Participants are also invited to tour an active deconstruction site in the historic Ville neighborhood. Register Here.

Submit your Events!
Have community news or events related to vacancy that you want to share with the Vacancy Collaborative community? Reply here to share your information for this newsletter. 
What is the Vacancy Collaborative?
The Vacancy Collaborative (VC) is a coalition of partners committed to the reduction of vacant property as a top priority in St. Louis. The VC is not a stand-alone entity, but a coalition of community representatives, private and non-profit stakeholders, and City agencies. The VC helps to coordinate existing vacancy efforts under one umbrella and encourages the public and private sectors to work together toward solutions in a comprehensive and coordinated way. Head to www.stlvacancy.com for more information.

Support
Funding to support coordination of the Vacancy Collaborative was provided, in part, by Missouri Foundation for Health, the Missouri Department of Conservation, and the Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis.
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