Collaborate. Connect. Unite.
Community residents, government leaders, elected officials and civic organizations will celebrate the 7th anniversary of the Woodlawn Community Summit on Saturday March 19, 2016. Neighbors and key stakeholders will focus and set in action a plan for civic engagement and neighborhood transformation. Join us for an energetic morning, designed to shape the future of our community. Registration opens at 7:45 am with a fantastic networking contiental breakfast to start the day.
Open Forum Discussion:
Hear from residents, stakeholders and planners on the united vision for the community. Learn what you can do to stay abreast of potential developments in order to build a sustainable community.
Guest Speaker: This year, attendees will be treated to special guest speaker Lori Lightfoot, the new Chair of the Chicago Police Board – the civilian body that gives residents a voice in the police disciplinary process.
Lori E. Lightfoot
President, Chicago Police Board
Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
Planning Sessions - Participate in the vision planning process that we’ve designed to develop a united strategy, promote joint ownership of solutions, provide a forum for ideas, and stimulate effective decision-making.
Planning Sessions Topics Include:
Who Should Attend: Neighbors, youth groups, elected leaders, business owners, community stakeholders, and anyone else with an interest in the quality of life in residential neighborhoods. All are welcome.
What to Expect: Share your ideas in the planning sessions. Learn about strategic partnerships and community mobilization. Meet your neighbors and local officials. Signup for community volunteer projects.
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