On June 7, the Meyner Center hosted its annual local government forum. This year the program was entitled “Local Government Management During the Continued Financial Crisis” and featured a Keynote Address by Dana Redd, Mayor of Camden, NJ. Redd’s speech is posted below, in addition to those of the day’s other speakers.

Don’t Expect the Feds to Ride to the Rescue
John Kincaid, Director, Meyner Center at Lafayette College

The Fiscal Architecture: U.S. Cities and the Great Recession
MIchael A. Pagano, Dean of the College of Urban Planning & Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago

Changing the Policy Debate to Help Cities Meet Their Financial Challenges
Chris Hoene, Director of the Center for Research & Innovation, National League of Cities

Continuing to Move Forward in the City of Camden
Dana Redd, Mayor of Camden