Monthly Archives: January 2015

ULI Women’s Leadership host Arts & Cultural Leaders at January luncheon

ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) group held a lunch meeting recently inviting guest speakers, Lial Jones, Director Crocker Art Museum, Maritza Davis, Co-Founder, Unseen Heroes and new Executive Director of the Sacramento Ballet, Caty Solace, to speak about their latest projects. The intimate setting allowed an open discussion on how the arts define the artistic and cultural landscape of our region. For more information about becoming a ULI member and getting involved with ULI’s WLI, please contact Mary Sater, ULI Sacramento at

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UrbanPlan: Calling on Volunteers for next Training on February 6th!

UrbanPlan is a realistic, engaging, and academically demanding classroom-based curriculum in which students learn about the fundamental forces that affect development in the U.S. For the 8th year, UrbanPlan volunteers will be at McClatchy High School in April conducting UrbanPlan and engaging with 120 Senior Econ students twice during this 3 week course.  ULI also provides volunteer leadership to serve as the “City Council” to hear the team’s presentations and select a winning proposal.  Ongoing training of volunteers is important in order for UrbanPlan to expand to other high schools. Many of … Read More

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YLG Forums 2015: Three Industry Veterans participate as Mentors this year

YLG Forums are groups of 8-12 young professionals from different niches of the real estate planning and development field, who meet monthly January through June with a group mentor to share and learn about land use, real estate development, and life. Through YLG Forums, young leaders can engage one another on a range of topics, learn from guest speakers, and tour cutting-edge projects. We are very excited this year to have three highly respected real estate veterans serve as Forums group mentors: Deana Ellis, Vice President, Cresleigh Homes; Peter Saucerman, … Read More

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Global Young Leaders Group: ULI Fall Meeting in New York

ULI Sacramento’s Young Leaders Group (YLG) was represented at the October 2014 ULI Fall Conference in New York City. Notably, the Sacramento District Council participated in the Global Young Leader Chairs Network event on October 21 along with dozens of representatives from Australia, China, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Spain, and the United States. There were several take-home messages for Sacramento. What we do well Many of the international representatives from nascent district councils were interested in how to compete with other young professional groups. The message from Sacramento … Read More

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