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Friday, October 6, 2017
The Pennsylvania Municipal League's  118th Annual Summit 
Erie, PA
Booth# 108

November 29th, 2017
Please stop by our exhibitor 
Booth #420
Connecticut Conference of Municipalities 2017 Convention, 
at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Saturday July 17, 2016     Oakland, California BIL Oakland/Recession Generation
BIL Conference and to Host ”The Recession Generation Unconference: How to Maximize Your Impact and Thrive in Uncertain Times.”
Oakland, California - On Saturday, July 9, 2016 BIL Conference and are hosting an event, “The Recession Generation: How to Maximize Your Impact and Thrive in Uncertain Times.” The event aims to help the millennial generation navigate the uncertainties of economic life through networking, skill-sharing sessions, and a number of talks that address the causes and solutions to economic inequality and other large problems.
“The Recession Generation conference is about maximizing one’s potential for positive economic and social change," said organizer Jacob Shwartz-Lucas.. “The partnership with BIL Conference will expand the focus of this event and help reach many more people in the Bay Area and beyond.”
Speakers and panelists from a variety of professional backgrounds will provide insight on correcting structural inequality and building a better society. Topics include: environmental advocacy, artificial intelligence, social entrepreneurship, economic justice, nonprofit management, open-source technology, and land value taxation. Also, following the typical BIL Conference format, the Recession Generation will include “unconference” sessions that allow participants to suggest topics for further discussion.
Robin Hanson of George Mason University and the Future of Humanity Institute; “stand-up” economist Yoram Bauman of the University of Washington; Civil Engineer and Strong Town President Chuck Marohn; TechCrunch reporter Kim-Mai Cutler; Christine Peterson, co-founder of the Foresight Institute; and, Center for Economic Studies Executive Director Joshua Vincent head the event’s speaker lineup.
The event will take place on Saturday July 9, 2016 at the Omni Oakland Commons at 4799 Shattuck Avenue in Oakland, California 94609. Tickets are $49-$99. There are special discounts available and volunteers receive free admission. This event is not for profit.
Learn more and get involved at:

Contact Phone: (505) 980-0241
November 19, 2015  Annual Board of Directors Meeting
1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

October 20, 2015   The 2015 CCM 33rd Annual Convention Connecticut Convention Center, Booth 216, Hartford, Connecticut                     

May 30, 2015      Bridgeport, CT Roundtable and Community Discussion 
                            Representative Stafstrom, HB 7060

CCM Conference  October 10, 2014
February 20, 2015 , Legislative Office Building ,Public Hearing Room 1C, 1PM to 3PM Rep. Bumgardner: Taxation Alternatives:  Legislation to Create New Revenues for Public Purposes and Infrastructure.   A discussion of the emerging concept of collecting revenue from land values as a way to fund state & municipal governments and infrastructure projects without damaging taxes and expensive subsidies.

Friday, July 11, 2014        Webinar on Land Value Taxation

Tuesday, June 17, 2014    NEW London, CT

LVT, Economics, Urban, tools
Pace University: June 8, 2013 (Paper)
Occupy the Commons: A Proposal for
Regional ActionA Blueprint for Larger Action

Please consider joining Mike Curtis for a complete analysis of Henry George's Progress & Poverty on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ Buzz Ware Village Center, Arden, DE  19810 For more information, please contact Mike Curtis directly(302) 475-5670 or 

November 20, 2013: NY Federal Reserve
November 18, 2013: Our office has moved to 7488 Oxford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111, and our telephone number has changed to 215-722-2266.
October 2, 2013: 2013 CCM Annual Convention booth 217. Come join us if you can.
August 2013: Various meetings with elected officials throughout CT
Saturday, June 8, 2013: CUNY Graduate Center: Left Forum
Tuesday April 2, 2013 - CT MUNICIPAL TAX AUTHORITY MORE Commission Subcommittee Meeting 12pm to 1pm   Land Value Taxation Presentation
Joshua Vincent, Executive Director/ Mark Speirs, Regional Director
March - May 2013
Meetings with elected officials are currently taking place in various jurisdictions
throughout CT, Upstate NY, and PA.
October 23, 2012- CCM Annual Convention Connecticut Convention Center, Booth 303

Thursday, September 20, 2012  

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Using Land Value Tax to Revitalize Markets and Achieve Smart GrowthLand Value Taxation (LVT) is an underutilized component in tax policy that encourages economic development and ensures sustainable smart growth strategies. As an alternative to the standard property tax, LVT creates an environment that encourages new development as well as incentivizes maintenance and renovation of existing structures.