Leveraging the Power of Anchor Institutions to Build Community Wealth: A Community Forum

Release of MIT-University of Maryland Case Study on Cleveland's University Hospitals Vision 2010 Program. This initiative was co-authored by J. Phillip Thompson, Associate Professor, MIT DUSP and Ted Howard, Executive Director, The Democracy Collaborative, University of Maryland.

Panel presentation - Questions and Answers followed by a reception.  The Forum will be webcast live at  A live Twitter discussion will also take place at #anchorpower.

Guest Speakers/Principals: Honorable Frank G. Jackson - Mayor, Cleveland, Ohio

Thomas F. Zenty III - CEO, University Hospitals

Steven D. Standley - Chief Administrative Officer, University Hospitals

Don Graves - Deputy Assistant Secretary for Small Business, Community Development and Housing Policy, U.S. Department of Treasury (Participation to be confirmed.)

Responses by Experts: Phillip Clay - Professor, MIT DUSP

Xavier Briggs - Associate Professor, MIT DUSP

Rebecca Henderson - Professor, Harvard University; Co-Director, the Business and Environment Initiative

Thomas Kochan - Professor of Management/Engineering Systems, MIT