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Monday, July 2 • 9:00am - 10:10am
What Will It Take to Renew Our Cities?
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avatar for Lisa P. Jackson

Lisa P. Jackson

Lisa P. Jackson is administrator of the US Environment Protection Agency. Since being appointed to President Obama’s cabinet in 2009, she has been named one of Newsweek’s Most Important People in 2010, featured on TIME magazine’s 2010 and 2011 lists of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, and profiled in O Magazine for her work. She and a staff of more than 18,000 professionals are working across the nation to usher... Read More →
avatar for Mitch Landrieu

Mitch Landrieu

Mitch Landrieu is the 61st Mayor of New Orleans, and was sworn into that position in May of 2010. Prior to that, he served as Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana from 2004 to 2010, where he served as an executive, managing a $127 million budget and 800 employees. He was a member of the Louisiana State House of Representatives for the 89th District from 1988 to 2004. After Hurricane Katrina, Landrieu led the effort to rebuild the tourism industry and... Read More →
avatar for Michele Norris

Michele Norris

Michele Norris is host of NPR’s “All Things Considered.” For the year leading up to the 2012 presidential election, Norris has recused herself from hosting duties while her husband takes a position as a senior advisor on the Obama campaign. During this time, she is focusing on producing signature segments and features, including the “ATC” series the Backseat Book Club, and working on new reporting projects, including... Read More →
avatar for Annise Parker

Annise Parker

 Annise Parker is mayor of Houston, where she is a second-generation native. Sworn in to her first term in 2010, she is Houston’s 61st mayor, one of only two women to hold the city’s highest elected office. As the city’s chief executive officer, she is responsible for all aspects of the general management of the city and for seeing that all laws and ordinances are enforced. Prior to her election as mayor, Parker served... Read More →
avatar for Antonio Villaraigosa

Antonio Villaraigosa

Antonio R. Villaraigosa is the 41st mayor of Los Angeles and has held the office since 2005. During his first term, Villaraigosa built the police force to its largest size in history, oversaw the steepest reduction in crime since the 1950s, and developed LA’s first comprehensive anti-gang strategy. Having dedicated much of his first term to reforming LA’s public schools, he now oversees the Partnership for LA Schools, which runs ten... Read More →


Monday July 2, 2012 9:00am - 10:10am
Doerr-Hosier, McNulty Room