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Community of Practice: Summary Report

On April 9 – 10, Reinvestment Fund and the City of Kansas City, Missouri hosted the second Market Value Analysis Community of Practice (COP) convening. The COP brought together representatives from cities and organizations from around the country who use Reinvestment Fund’s Market Value Analysis (MVA) to inform community and economic development activities in their communities. The COP is a unique opportunity for public servants and community development practitioners to network, learn from each other and share their best practices using data to drive their community and economic development efforts. Participants ranged from City Planners and Directors of Community and Economic Development to senior staff within municipal Redevelopment Authorities. Cities represented at the event ranged in size from Dallas, TX and Philadelphia, PA to Kansas City, KS and Bethlehem, PA. This brief presents a summary of the panels, discussions, and key learnings from the event.