"Equity, Green Spaces, and the Beerline Trail," Part 1 of a Four-Part Series
The Beerline Trail Neighborhood Development Project invites you to attend "Equity, Green Spaces, and the Beerline Trail" on January 19. Featuring keynote speaker Carol Coletta, this event will showcase how creating equitable community spaces increases the prosperity of communities. Carol Coletta is a national thought-leader on creative placemaking and equity. She is a senior fellow for the Kresge Foundation's American Cities Program, and is President and CEO of the Memphis River Parks Partnership, Following Carol's presentation, a panel of local leaders and creative placemaking experts will discuss equity and the importance of creating equitable spaces within communities. Panelists include Mayor Tom Barrett, County Executive David Crowley, Riverworks Development Corporation executive director Darryl Johnson, and Wisconsin DOT Secretary Craig Thompson. Prior to Carol's keynote, Julia Taylor, president of the GMC, and Darryl Johnson, executive director of Riverworks, will share an update on the Beerline Trail with the launch of a new Beerline video.