We're pleased to announce two upcoming webcasts as part of our #SlowtheCars conversatoin:
Our next Ask Strong Towns: Celebrity Edition webcast features Dan Burden, Director of Innovation and Inspiration at Blue Zones and one of Planetizen’s 100 Most Influential Urbanists.
We'd love to have you at one or both of these webcasts!
To participate (i.e. listen live and ask questions) in the Gross Negligence presentation on February 1, become a member of Strong Towns today and you'll receive an invite.
To participate in our conversation with Jeff Speck on February 15, simply sign up here.
Strong Towns members receive invitations to all our webcasts via email. Already a Strong Towns member and still need an invite? Contact Director of Community Engagement, Kea Wilson.
(Top photo source: Michigan Municipal League)
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