This community-wide speaker series, held annually in February, is designed to spark passion to build a strong, more resilient Sandy Springs and central Perimeter area
200 people attended our event in 2018!
February 22, 2018 at Cox Enterprises - Panel discussion on Civil Discourse.
of public importance.
Our panelists included:
In the past three years we have hosted:
- Peter Kageyama, internationally-recognized community development expert discussed how to build an emotionally engaged city
- Dr. Jim Johnson, University of North Carolina, Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, discussed profound demographic trends and the major implications for our community and its economic development
- Lee Fischer, President and CEO of CEOs for Cities, who shared ideas for connecting urban leaders as well as how to build and activate cross-sector teams called "clusters" to make real progress happen.
State Representative Wendell K. Willard and Vicki Willard