What can Connecticut communities do to attract and keep young professionals? That is exactly the question that will be asked at an April 13 forum hosted by the Partnership for Strong Communities.
The Lyceum, 227 Lawrence Street, Hartford, CT 06106
8:30 am – 9:00 am: Coffee, pastry, conversation; 9:00 am – 11:30 am: Forum
Come hear young professionals, municipal and state policymakers, business leaders, planners and other experts discuss placemaking – the needed physical and social infrastructure that will make Connecticut an attractive place for a new generation to settle.
The event will feature:
- Kathryn Foster, Ph.D. – Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution
- Kip Bergstrom – Deputy Commissioner, CT Dept. of Economic & Community Development
- A panel of young Connecticut professionals, offering recommendations from a larger group of young pros convened before the event.
- Municipal and business leaders from cities and towns around the state working to become magnets for the leaders of the future.