The presentations are now available from the June 20, business forum. The topic for the June business forum was “Toward an Inclusive Downtown.”
What does it mean to be an inclusive downtown? What issues, trends and challenges affect our ability to make this real? What prevents us from being the kind of downtown that is welcoming and where social, personal, and economic aspirations are available to all?
In this joint forum with the mpls downtown council, the presenters unveiled the results from the yearlong “Inclusive Downtown Think Tank” co-sponsored with the YMCA that set out to cast a bold new vision for an increasingly welcoming downtown.
Thank you to our Featured Presenters:
- Dr. Hedy Lemar Walls, Chief Social Responsibility Officer, Greater Twin Cities YMCA
- Dr. Ramón Pastrano, President and CEO, Impact Lives
- Dan Collison, Director of Downtown Partnerships, Minneapolis Downtown Council-DID and Executive Director, East Town Business Partnership