Upcoming CURA events http://www.cura.umn.edu/events/2012-06-09/cura-housing-forum-planned-unit-development-policies-twin-cities-region-insights-f Events at the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs en Job-to-Job Flows Explorer: New Census Bureau Statistics on Worker Reallocation Seminar & Training Workshop http://www.cura.umn.edu/events/2017-09-26/job-job-flows-explorer-new-census-bureau-statistics-worker-reallocation-seminar-tr <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date and time:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">September 26, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">1:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">5:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota301-19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p class="m_61542090797176703m_-4806350079764799811gmail-m_-7264799412172530834gmail-MsoNoSpacing"><strong><em>Tuesday, September 26, 2017<br /></em></strong><strong><em>Seminar:&nbsp;1-3 pm<br /></em></strong><strong><em>Training Workshop:&nbsp;3:15 to 5 pm</em></strong></p> <p class="m_61542090797176703m_-4806350079764799811gmail-m_-7264799412172530834gmail-MsoNoSpacing"><strong><span><a href="https://events.umn.edu/Online/article/event_b/EF244968-AB2C-4F37-9251-24A7A2D0AF04" target="_blank">If you plan to attend, please RSVP here.</a></span></strong></p> <p class="m_61542090797176703m_-4806350079764799811gmail-m_-7264799412172530834gmail-MsoNoSpacing">The Census Bureau’s Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program produces a unique set of data tools for workforce planning and research.&nbsp; This Spring the Census Bureau released a beta version of&nbsp;<strong><em>Job-to-Job Flows Explorer</em></strong>, or&nbsp;<strong><em>J2J Explorer</em></strong>&nbsp;- a new web-based analysis tool that allows users to analyze worker reallocation in the United States. This interactive application uses tables, maps and charts to compare, aggregate and analyze flows by worker and firm characteristics. This session walks users through practical examples used to measure job-changing rates. Visit the following link to access the tool and help and documentation,&nbsp;<a href="https://j2jexplorer.ces.census.gov/" target="_blank">https://j2jexplorer.ces.census.gov/</a>.</p> <p class="m_61542090797176703m_-4806350079764799811gmail-m_-7264799412172530834gmail-MsoNoSpacing"><strong>Earlene Dowell</strong>&nbsp;is a Program Analyst for the Center for Economic Studies’ Longitudinal-Employer Household Dynamics (LEHD) Program at the U.S. Census Bureau. Dowell travels around the nation promoting and training people on LEHD products. LEHD makes available several online applications for dissemination and visualization to the public through Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI), LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics (LODES) and Job-to-Job (J2J) data sets. These applications include OnTheMap, OnTheMap for Emergency Management, LED Extraction Tool, QWI Explorer, and Job-to-Job Flows Explorer.</p> <p class="m_61542090797176703m_-4806350079764799811gmail-m_-7264799412172530834gmail-MsoNoSpacing">Prior to joining the LEHD Program, Dowell played a key role during the 2010 Census in the Public Information Office and taught communication courses at the College of Southern Maryland.&nbsp; Dowell received her master’s degree in communication and a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Hawaii Pacific University.</p> <p class="m_61542090797176703m_-4806350079764799811gmail-m_-7264799412172530834gmail-MsoNoSpacing"><strong>Seminar and Training Workshop Agenda – Tuesday, September 26, 2017</strong></p> <p class="m_61542090797176703m_-4806350079764799811gmail-m_-7264799412172530834gmail-MsoNoSpacing"><strong>1 pm&nbsp;&nbsp; Welcome and introduction –&nbsp;</strong>Lee Munnich, Senior Fellow, Humphrey School, University of Minnesota</p> <p class="m_61542090797176703m_-4806350079764799811gmail-m_-7264799412172530834gmail-MsoNoSpacing"><strong>Job-to-Job Flows Explorer and job-related Census data tools –&nbsp;</strong>Earlene Dowell,&nbsp;Program Analyst, Center for Economic Studies’ Longitudinal-Employer Household Dynamics (LEHD) Program, U.S. Census Bureau</p> <p class="m_61542090797176703m_-4806350079764799811gmail-m_-7264799412172530834gmail-MsoNoSpacing"><strong>1:45&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; Panel Discussion:&nbsp; Using &nbsp;new and existing Census job-related data tools to address regional planning and policy issues</strong><span>&nbsp;</span></p> <ul> <li>John Carpenter, President, Excensus LLC</li> <li>Andrew Owen,&nbsp;Director of the Accessibility Observatory, Research Fellow, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota</li> <li>Jeff Matson, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA)</li> <li>Peter Frosch, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Greater MSP (invited)</li> </ul> <p><strong>2:30&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Participant Discussion</strong></p> <p><strong>3:00&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Break&nbsp;</strong>– Refreshments, Atrium</p> <p><strong>3:15&nbsp;&nbsp; Job-to-Job Flows Explorer and other LEHD data tools training workshop -&nbsp;</strong>Earlene K.P. Dowell, U.S. Census Bureau</p> <p><em>Bring your laptop for the training workshop.</em></p> <p><strong>5:00&nbsp;&nbsp; Adjourn</strong></p> <p class="m_61542090797176703m_-4806350079764799811gmail-m_-7264799412172530834gmail-MsoNoSpacing"><strong><span><a href="https://events.umn.edu/Online/article/event_b/EF244968-AB2C-4F37-9251-24A7A2D0AF04" target="_blank">If you plan to attend, please RSVP here.</a></span></strong></p> <p class="m_61542090797176703m_-4806350079764799811gmail-m_-7264799412172530834gmail-MsoNoSpacing"><strong>Co-Sponsors:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>U.S. Census Bureau; &nbsp;Masters of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) Program, Humphrey School, University of Minnesota;<strong>&nbsp;</strong>Regional Competitiveness Institute, Humphrey School, University of Minnesota;&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp;</strong>Center for Transportation Studies (CTS), University of Minnesota<strong>;&nbsp;</strong>Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota<strong>;&nbsp;</strong>Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), University of Minnesota<strong>;&nbsp;</strong>Greater MSP<strong>;&nbsp;</strong>Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development<strong>;&nbsp;</strong>Minnesota Association of Development Organizations (MADO)<strong>;&nbsp;</strong>Urban Land Institute (ULI) Minnesota<strong>;&nbsp;</strong>Economic Development Association of Minnesota (EDAM)<strong>;&nbsp;</strong>Twin Cities Research Group<strong>;&nbsp;</strong>University of Minnesota Extension</p> <div class="item-list"><p><strong>CURA Programs:</strong></p><ul class="vocabulary-list"><li class="first last"><a href="/taxonomy/term/25">Community Geographic Information Systems Program</a></li> </ul></div> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:11:15 +0000 jmiller 8092 at http://www.cura.umn.edu Neighborhoods Now! Fall 2017 Session http://www.cura.umn.edu/events/2017-10-02/neighborhoods-now-fall-2017-session <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date and time:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-start">October 2, 2017 - 10:00am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">October 6, 2017 - 4:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <h2>Register Today - Deadline September 25</h2> <p>The next course of Neighborhoods Now! begins October 2, 2017. Potential participants must fill out a <a href="http://z.umn.edu/nnowregister" target="_blank">registration form</a> by the registration deadline by visiting: <a href="http://z.umn.edu/nnowregister">http://z.umn.edu/nnowregister</a>. Because space is limited, we will contact you shortly after the registration deadline to confirm your enrollment.<span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><a href="http://z.umn.edu/nnowregister">Register for Neighborhoods Now!</a></p> <h2>Neighborhoods Now! 2017 Program Calendar</h2> <p>The course is October 2 - 6 from 10am - 4pm each day. The course will also have select guest speakers in the field, a field action, and graduation. Location is to be announced.<span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p> <ul> <li>Orientation and Intro to Materials and training, Organizing Issues, Part 1</li> <li>Organizing Issues, Part 2</li> <li>Systems Change, Part 1</li> <li>Systems Change, Part 2</li> </ul> </p> <h2>Who is this for?</h2> <p>We welcome participants who have a passion and interest in learning and practicing neighborhood organizing skills including neighborhood and community organization staff, board and volunteers, as well as neighborhood residents who are not formally connected to an organization. We welcome people at a variety of skill levels, from people who are just getting started to experienced organizers and leaders looking to refresh or gain new skills. For each class we aim to recruit a culturally and geographically diverse group of participants.</p> <h2>How it works</h2> <p>Neighborhoods Now! Spring 2017 session offers four different classes that are each a day long. Course participants are expected to attend all four of the day-long classes, with follow-up thinktank sessions with your fellow class organizers, a planned field action, guest speakers, and a graduation. During the entirety of the course and your new connection to CURA’s Neighborhood Organizing and Leadership Program, participants will have access to 1-2-1 assistance from CURA staff.<span>&nbsp;</span></p> <h2>Do you want more information?</h2> <p>Interested participants should email <a href="mailto:shabazmu@umn.edu">Malik Holt-Shabazz</a> or <a href="mailto:nedmoore@umn.edu">Ned Moore</a> with any questions or call 612-624-2300.</p> <div class="item-list"><p><strong>CURA Programs:</strong></p><ul class="vocabulary-list"><li class="first last"><a href="/taxonomy/term/8657">Neighborhood Leadership and Organizing</a></li> </ul></div> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:42:10 +0000 jmiller 8091 at http://www.cura.umn.edu