To Hold training meetings, conferences, workshops and other about the prevailing regulatory and programmatic issues of the day at locations around the state to be accessible to community development and economic development practitioners.
To Help identify common problems, seek solutions, and plan for an Annual Meeting where members can share, discuss and benefit from their experiences.
To Act as a clearinghouse for the many questions posed by citizens, members, constituents, HUD and state officials, or other; and provide a forum for the free exchange of ideas.
To Alert community development and economic development professionals to important announcements, emerging resources, funding deadlines, items requiring support, and program
To Facilitate cooperation on common issues with members, agencies and groups.
To Promote professionalism and excellence among community and economic development programs.