Annual Neighborhood Summit

Neighborhood Summit | 2021 Resilience: Strengthening Neighborhood Livability  Nov. 6, Virtual Conf.


2021 Neighborhood Summit
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 6, 2020

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Register now for the 2021 Neighborhood Summit to be held Saturday, Nov. 6, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This year’s conference theme,  Resilience: Strengthening Neighborhood Livability, will educate and equip neighborhood leaders with the tools needed to enhance the quality of life in their neighborhoods!

The Summit is an exciting time to convene and gather thoughts that help us strengthen neighborhood livability by cultivating and maintaining strong relationships that build a sense of community and improve well-being.

Keynote Speaker

Allan Mallach

This year’s keynote speaker, Alan Mallach, is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Community Progress in Washington DC, and a lecturer in the graduate city planning program at Pratt Institute in New York. The author of The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America, he is widely known for his research, advocacy and engagement with the challenges of urban and suburban neighborhoods around the United States.  


Additional sessions include:

Positioning Your Neighborhood for SuccessLori Schwarz, City of Plano
Smarter, Stronger, Healthier, Happier: What Happens When We Reconnect with NatureMatt Grubisich, City of Garland
Designing a Habitat for PollinatorsCindy Ling
Who Lives Next Door? Housing DiversityJean Latsha
Making Neighborhoods Livable for People of All AgesWilliam Kenneth
Empowering Youth Community EngagementRowlett & Garland Youth Council Panelists

and more! *Breakout sessions and speakers are subject to change.  

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Garland Pre-Summit Mixer

Also, don't forget to sign up for the Garland Pre-Summit Mixer on Thursday, Nov. 4, 6 p.m. Mix and mingle with neighborhood leaders from across Garland and get geared up for the upcoming conference. Also, the winners of the Garland Neighborhood Awards will be announced. You won't want to miss it! Register for the Garland Pre-Summit Mixer Here. 

Garland Pre-Summit Mixer/Neighborhood Award Ceremony
Thursday, Nov. 4, 6:30 p.m.
Free to attend, but registration required