Past Conferences

We plan and host meetings that have impact on the future of the environment and our community.

charting new waters

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Sponsors:
United Way of Racine County and Racine Unified School District
Goals:

In 2016, Knapp Elementary School became Racine's first community school. Through a partnership between United Way and Racine Unified School District, this community school model provides students, families and the Knapp Community an integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development and community engagement to support improved student learning, stronger families and a healthier community. 
 
Knapp is a story of transformation, inside and out. Come learn about how the community school model is leveling the playing field for students and families. Hear about the early successes, challenges and opportunities for improvement as we prepare for an exciting third year. 

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Sponsors:
Racine Public Health Department and Racine County
Goals:

To engage in discussion / support of the establishment of a Federally Qualified Health Care Center in the City of Racine servicing the County of Racine.

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Sponsors:
United Way of Racine County
Goals:

To review 2018-19 program data, review 2019-20 continuous improvement strategies, and discuss volunteer recruitment.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - Thursday, July 26, 2018
Sponsors:
Ceres
Goals:

Ceres holds an annual retreat to convene our Board of Directors in a two-day meeting at a remote location to dive deep into our organization's programs and operations.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Sponsors:
Racine County
Goals:

Tesla, Google, Apple, Amazon... These are just a handful of manufacturing and technology companies that located to the Reno, Nevada region in the last five years. Due to this economic boom, Nevada is the #3 State for Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth, with the Reno-Sparks region adding between 7,000 and 10,000 new jobs annually.

Amid the unprecedented economic growth and success, the region faces serious challenges in the areas of talent attraction and development, transportation, and housing. This community briefing and following conference is being held to facilitate networking, relationship building and information sharing between the Racine, Wisconsin and Reno, Nevada communities. 

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Community Briefing: Is Southeastern Wisconsin the Next Reno, Nevada?
Mike Kazmierski
President and CEO, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - Reno to Racine: A Deeper Dive and Local Discussion
Bill Thomas
Assistant City Manager, City of Reno
 
Mike Kazmierski
President and CEO, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada
 
John Thurman
CEO, Nevadaworks
 
Jason Soto
Chief of Police, City of Reno
 
Zachary Kumler
CEO, Alpha Roster
 
Aaron West
CEO, Nevada Builders Alliance

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