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Section VI—Resource Organizations


Posted Date: December 31, 1969

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The organizations listed below offer information about enterprise zones and related issues. In addition, questions can be directed to HUD's Enterprise Zone Coordinator, Office of Community Planning and Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 7280, Washington, DC 20410-7000, (202) 708-6339. Contact: Robert P. Waters.

Heritage Foundation
214 Massachusetts Avenue NW. Washington, DC 20002 (202) 546-4400

The Heritage Foundation is a public policy research institute dedicated to the principles of free competitive enterprise, limited government, individual liberty, and a strong national defense. The Foundation conducts seminars and conferences on public policy issues. Its publications include research papers, studies, and monographs.

National Association of Development Organizations
400 North Capitol Street NW. Suite 372 Washington, DC 20001 (202) 624-7806

Members are multi-county planning and development organizations; individuals; city, county, and State agencies concerned with economic and community and business development. The purpose of the Association is to promote economic development, primarily in rural areas and small towns, and to provide a forum for communication and education.

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials
1320 18th Street NW. Washington, DC 20036 (202) 429-2960

Members are State and local housing and community development agency administrators and practitioners. The Association disseminates information, conducts conferences, training programs, and workshops on various aspects of housing and economic and community development. Publications include policy and issue papers, magazines, newsletters, and training manuals.

National Association of State Development Agencies
444 North Capitol Street NW. Suite 611 Washington, DC 20001 (202) 624-5411

The National Association of State Development Agencies (NASDA) provides consultation and field services in the area of State economic development. NASDA sponsors an annual Enterprise Zone Task Force Roundtable. Other events include the International Trade Specialist Training Program in conjunction with the American Graduate School of International Management. NASDA also conducts workshops, publishes the Directory of Incentives for Business Investment in the United States, and performs analysis of innovative State economic development financing programs.

National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise
1367 Connecticut Avenue NW. Washington, DC 20036 (202) 331-1103

The National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise provides support and technical assistance to enable grassroots organizations to expand their role in the revitalization of urban communities. The Center conducts seminars on resident management of public housing and sponsors youth entrepreneurship.

National Community Development Association
522 21st St., NW, #120 Washington, DC 20006
Ph: (202) 293-7587 Fax: (202) 887-5546

The National Community Development Association (NCDA) supports the interests of Community Development Block Grant programs as well as other community and economic development issues. NCDA disseminates information, conducts workshops on various aspects of housing and economic and community development, and publishes community development guides.

National Conference of State Legislatures
1050 17th Street Suite 2100, Denver, CO 80265 (303) 623-7800

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is a national organization of State legislators and legislative staff. NCSL publishes reports, guides, handbooks, and films. It is affiliated with the Council of State Governments and the National Governors' Association.

National Council for Urban Economic Development
1730 K Street NW. Suite 915, Washington, DC 20006 (202) 223-4735

Members of the National Council for Urban Economic Development (CUED) are economic development professionals in local and State governments. CUED publishes policy and technical reports and conducts workshops on economic development.

National Governors' Association
Hall of States 444 North Capitol Street NW. Washington, DC 20001 (202) 624-5300

The Association serves as a vehicle through which governors influence the development and implementation of national policy and apply creative leadership to State problems. The Office of Research and Development assists those efforts by undertaking demonstration projects and providing research on important policy issues.

National League of Cities
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Washington, DC 20004 (202) 626-3000

The National League of Cities develops and pursues a national municipal policy which can meet the future needs of cities and help them solve critical problems they have in common. The League offers training, technical assistance, and information to municipal officials to help them improve the quality of local government

United States Conference of Mayors
1620 Eye Street NW. Washington, DC 20006 (202) 293-7330

Members come from cities with more than 30,000 population. The organization's purpose is to promote improved municipal government by cooperation between cities and the Federal Government. The Conference provides educational information, technical assistance, and legislative services to cities. It also conducts research programs, compiles statistics, and bestows awards.

Urban Institute
2100 M Street NW. Washington, DC 20037 (202) 833-7200

The Urban Institute conducts research on the Nation's social and economic problems and publishes papers, reports, and books.

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