Land Use Fellowship, Retreats

Mayors Ethan Berkowitz of Anchorage, Rosalynn Bliss of Grand Rapids, Sam Liccardo of San Jose, and Muriel Bowser of Washington, D.C., will lead teams from their cities in this year’s Rose Fellowship, which will receive technical assistance on a local land use challenge from NLC, the Urban Land Institute, and their peers from the other fellowship cities. The four city teams convened for an all-day retreat at the City Summit in Pittsburgh, where they heard from the outgoing class of Birmingham, Denver, Long Beach, and Rochester about the work they have accomplished on land use challenges int heir cities during the year-long Rose fellowship.