Heartland 2050 Regional Planning Committee Agenda 8-3-18

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1 Million Cups Featuring Cesar Garcia

Cesar Garcia, DLR Group, will be speaking about infrastructure investments connecting communities at The Exchange for the monthly 1 Million Cups event. Cesar is passionate about all aspects of engineering and integrated design. A native of Colombia, he also is committed to improving living and working conditions for people around the world. As a structural…

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1 Million Cups Featuring Jasmine Harris

Jasmine L. Harris, MPH, CHES is a Public Health Professional who is passionate about criminal and justice reform, social justice issues, and women’s rights. She has been involved with promoting change in the Omaha community through her advocacy and civic engagement efforts to heighten awareness of the barriers people with criminal histories face and the…

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Regional Equitable Growth Profile Summary

Click to view Summary The Omaha-Council Bluffs metro region missed out on nearly $5 billion in economic activity in 2015 due to racial disparities in educational attainment, employment, economic development, housing and community development, transportation and health and wellness. That is one of the key findings of the updated Heartland 2050 Equitable Growth Profile, which…

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1 Million Cups Featuring Farrah Grant

Farrah Grant is an adjunct professor in the Geography/Geology department at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Her interests lie at the intersection of sustainability and urban transportation systems. She teaches a variety of courses including Human-Environment Geography and the newly launched Introduction to Sustainability and serves on the Sustainability Minor Curriculum Committee as well as…

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Executive Committee Meeting Agenda 4-11-18

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1 Million Cups Featuring Emily Andersen

Emily Andersen, DeOld Andersen Architecture, will be speaking about design for humans at The Exchange Building for the weekly 1 Million Cups event April 18th from 9 am to 10 am. Emily Andersen is a co-founding Principal of DeOld Andersen Architecture and design director, in addition to serving as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University…

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Our Breakout Sessions

Here are our breakout sessions for the upcoming Heartland 2050 Summit, March 22nd at The Salvation Army Omaha Kroc Center: Loess Hills Missouri River Region: Bringing Parks to People Teamwork and Collaboration Find out more about this amazing, collaborative, three county framework, that crosses jurisdictional, political and physical boundaries! The Loess Hills Missouri River Region…

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1 Million Cups Featuring Grace Thomas

Grace Thomas, Sustainability Analyst at Verdis Group, will be speaking about sustainability in startups at the Startup Collaborative for the weekly 1 Million Cups event March 21st from 9 am to 10 am. Grace joined the Verdis Group team in June of 2017. She recently earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Colgate University in central New…

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Heartland 2050 Summit: The Power of Collaboration

March 22nd, 2018 | 9 am – 2 pm Join us as we celebrate the Power of Collaboration in one action-packed day: We will consider new leadership possibilities within ourselves and our communities through an inspiring keynote from Paul Schmitz, CEO of Leading Inside Out. Spotlight local successful collaborative efforts via breakout sessions. Develop collaborative leadership skills by participating in…

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