Living Cities marks anniversary with panels on collaboration, cities and social change
Tomorrow a collaborative of 22 large foundations and financial institutions hosts a series of discussions with leaders from the public, private and philanthropic sectors, challenging them to envision the future of collaboration, innovation and urban social change.
The conversations are part of the events that will mark the 20th anniversary of the Living Cities collaborative.
The live webcast runs 9:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7:35 to 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the Living Cities website. Kresge President and CEO Rip Rapson and Program Officer Benjamin Kennedy will participate in the day-time panels. (See the agenda for details.)
U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan will deliver a a keynote speech.
The event will be covered in a live blog hosted by Next American City. The Twitter hashtag is #LC20.
Since its founding in 1991, the Living Cities collaborative has helped catalyze $16 billion of urban investment and change the trajectory for low-income people and the cities where they live.