April 18, 2012
What’s Next for Neighborhoods?

According to a recent article in The Indianapolis Star, Marion County lost a net 86,000 residents to its suburbs from 2000 to 2009. That means $180 million in total income now resides in the seven surrounding counties. What exactly does this mean and why should we care? Why are downtown neighborhoods important to Indianapolis’ survival?

On Monday, April 30, a panel of experts will tackle these questions and more. The esteemed panel includes Joe Bowling, Ron GiffordDavid HarrisMaggie Lewis and Mark Miles. Erika Smith, a columnist for The Indianapolis Star, will moderate.

This is one of three forums that LISC and Indiana Humanities will hold to discuss urban communities and explore challenges they face, such as jobs, schools, taxes, public safety, housing. Together, we seek to talk about challenges and solutions and how we can apply them to ensure more healthy urban neighborhoods in our city.

Space is limited. RSVP Today!

When:
Monday, April 30th, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Where:
Indiana Landmarks Center: Cook Theater
1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Panelists include:

  • Joe Bowling, Director, Englewood Community Development Corporation
  • Ron Gifford, Executive Director, Central Indiana Transit Task Force
  • David Harris, Founder and CEO, The Mind Trust
  • Maggie Lewis, President and City County Council Member, District 7 and Executive Director, Dove Recovery House for Women
  • Mark Miles, President and CEO, Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Inc.  

Moderator: Erika Smith, columnist, The Indianapolis Star.

Register Now!

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One response to “What’s Next for Neighborhoods?”

  1. Kelli Norwalk says:

    I would love to participate on the 30th of April, but I already have plans. Please keep me on your email list.
    I loved the Jim Leher discussion.
    Thanks for all that you do.

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