By Celis Brisbin, Programs Manager

Join LISC for a LEED approved continuing education credit training sponsored by the Mel King Institute for Community Building!

The Mel King Institute for Community Building fosters vibrant and thriving Massachusetts communities by advancing the skills, knowledge and leadership ability of professional practitioners and volunteer leaders in the community development field. Mel King trainings focus on four topic areas: Community Organizing and Planning, Economic Development, Nonprofit Governance, and Real Estate Development. 

The upcoming Brownfields Redevelopment training will dive into how to tackle the challenge of contaminated land that developers encounter. It is intended to give these developers the tools and information they need to move forward with identifying their options early in the process, selecting the appropriate professionals to assist them, identifying available financial resources, conducting an assessment of the sites, deciding whether and how to proceed with development, and remediation of the sites. This training will be led by expert:

  • Kerry Bowie (Mass Department of Environmental Protection)
  • Ambrose Donovan (McPhail Associates LLC)
  • Jeff Porter and Colin Van Dyke (Attorneys at Mintz Levin)
  • Russ Tanner (Madison Park Development Corporation)
  • Jane Carbone (Homeowner's Rehab, Inc.)
  • Aaron Wasserman (The Neighborhood Developers)

The event will take place on February 24th from 9:30am-2:30pm (9:00am registration start) at Mintz Levin, One Financial Center, 38th Floor, Boston, MA 02110.

  • $50 for MACDC members
  • $70 for non-members

To register, go to

To register for LEED CE credits, go to

We hope to see you there!

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