Small Plans, Big Ideas Forum Series Partner Toolkits

Small Plans, Big Ideas Forum Series Partner Toolkits

Thank you for helping us share the Small Plans, Big Ideas, Forum Series. This page includes text you can use in your organization's newsletter and on social media to share our events and encourage those in your community to register.

 

Harnessing technology for a safer future

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Attend Harnessing technology for a safer future on September 17
How can municipalities in the Chicago region best approach technology changes, responsibly share data, and leverage the research and innovation services CMAP offers to help their communities prosper, improve safety, and bolster inclusive growth? Hear from a panel of local leaders, including Michael Pegues, Chief Information Officer of the City of Aurora, and Mayor Joe Gallo of the City of Rolling Meadows. Register and attend the event from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., on Tuesday, September 17, at Waubonsee Community College - Downtown Campus (18 S. River St., Aurora).

This event is one in the Small Plans, Big Ideas Forum Series that will connect you with local leaders and provide expert advice about how ON TO 2050 -- the region's new comprehensive plan -- can make a difference in your community.

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Join @ONTO2050 for a conversation on how municipalities can harness technology for a safer future on September 17 at @waubonsee Downtown Campus in Aurora. #2050BigIdeas. https://cmap.is/AuroraEvent.

Join @ONTO2050 on September 17 in Aurora for a conversation on technology and community development. Panelists will include @MichaelPegues CIO of @CityofAuroraIL and Mayor Joe Gallo of Rolling Meadows. Register here: https://cmap.is/AuroraEvent

Help your community navigate potential benefits and avoid the pitfalls of how technology is changing local government. Join @ONTO2050 for the first in a series of forums on September 17 in Aurora. https://cmap.is/AuroraEvent.

Interested in applying for community planning assistance from @ONTO2050 and @RTA_Chicago for your community? Join @ONTO2050 for a Small Plans, Big Ideas Forum Series event on September 17 at @waubonsee Downtown Campus in Aurora. https://cmap.is/AuroraEvent.

 

Focusing your plan for real results

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Attend Focusing your plan for real results on September 24
Planning at a smaller scale -- such as a neighborhood, corridor, or downtown area -- can deliver real benefits for communities. Hear from a panel of your peers who have completed sub-area plans that made a big difference for their residents about how they got it done. Register and attend the event from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., on Tuesday, September 24, at Joliet Historical Museum (204 N. Ottawa St., Joliet).

This event is one in the Small Plans, Big Ideas Forum Series that will connect you with local leaders and provide expert advice about how ON TO 2050 -- the region's new comprehensive plan -- can make a difference in your community.

Social media:

Join @ONTO2050 for a conversation on how small scale plans can deliver real benefits for communities on September 24 at the @Joliet_Museum in Joliet. #2050BigIdeas. https://cmap.is/JolietEvent.

Join @ONTO2050 and panelists from @TheCityofJoliet on September 24 in Joliet for a conversation on how planning on a smaller scale can deliver real benefits to your community. https://cmap.is/JolietEvent.

Interested in applying for community planning assistance from @ONTO2050 and @RTA_Chicago for your community near Joliet? Join @ONTO2050 for our Small Plans, Big Ideas event on September 24 at @Joliet_Museum. https://cmap.is/JolietEvent.

 

Making it happen -- from plan to project

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Attend Making it happen -- from plan to project on October 1
Applying for federal infrastructure funding can seem like a confusing maze, but planning ahead can mean real dollars for your community. Hear from a panel of experts about how to get local infrastructure investments in the pipeline for funding, prioritize the best projects, and get hands-on advice for your application. Register and attend the event from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., on Tuesday, October 1, at the Greenbelt Cultural Center (1215 Green Bay Rd., North Chicago).

This event is one in the Small Plans, Big Ideas Forum Series that will connect you with local leaders and provide expert advice about how ON TO 2050 -- the region's new comprehensive plan -- can make a difference in your community.

Social media:

Join @ONTO2050 for a conversation on local infrastructure investment funding and advice for your community on October 1 at the Greenbelt Cultural Center in North Chicago. #2050BigIdeas. https://cmap.is/NorthChicagoEvent.

Join @ONTO2050 on October 1 in North Chicago for a conversation on applying for federal funding for local infrastructure projects. The panel will feature local leaders and a resource fair will highlight important local and regional partners https://cmap.is/NorthChicagoEvent.

Interested in applying for community planning assistance from @ONTO2050 and @RTA_Chicago for your community near North Chicago? Join @ONTO2050 for our Small Plans, Big Ideas event on October 1 at the Greenbelt Cultural Center in North Chicago. https://cmap.is/NorthChicagoEvent.

 

Planning for an equitable water future

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Attend Planning for an equitable water future on October 3
Planning at a smaller scale -- such as a neighborhood, corridor, or downtown area -- can deliver real benefits for communities. Hear from a panel of your peers who have completed sub-area plans that made a big difference for their residents about how they got it done. Register and attend the event from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, October 3, at the CalComm Regional 911 Center (12419 Ashland Ave., Calumet Park.

This event is one in the Small Plans, Big Ideas Forum Series that will connect you with local leaders and provide expert advice about how ON TO 2050 -- the region's new comprehensive plan -- can make a difference in your community.

Social media:

Join @ONTO2050 for a conversation on planning and equitable water access on October 3 at the CalComm Regional 911 Center in Calumet Park. #2050BigIdeas. https://cmap.is/CalumetParkEvent.

Join @ONTO2050 on October 3 in Calumet Park for a conversation on planning for an integrated approach to water. The panel will feature local leaders and a resource fair will highlight important local and regional partners https://cmap.is/CalumetParkEvent.

Interested in applying for community planning assistance from @ONTO2050 and @RTA_Chicago for your community near Calumet Park? Join @ONTO2050 for our Small Plans, Big Ideas event on October 3 at the CalComm Regional 911 Center in Calumet Park. https://cmap.is/CalumetParkEvent.

Benefiting from a changing economy

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Attend Benefiting from a changing economy on October 8
As our economy changes, communities need to prepare for new trends in land use. Hear from a panel of experts how your municipality can stop competing with neighbors, start sharing benefits, and explore new opportunities to capitalize on an economy in transition. Register and attend the event from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., on Tuesday, October 8, at the Gail Borden Public Library (270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin).

This event is one in the Small Plans, Big Ideas Forum Series that will connect you with local leaders and provide expert advice about how ON TO 2050 -- the region's new comprehensive plan -- can make a difference in your community.

Social media:

Join @ONTO2050 for a conversation on how your community can capitalize on an economy in transition on October 8 in Elgin. #2050BigIdeas. https://cmap.is/ElginEvent.

Join @ONTO2050 on October 8 in Elgin for a conversation on how planning can help your community capitalize on economic transition. The panel will feature local leaders and a resource fair will highlight important local and regional partners https://cmap.is/ElginEvent.

Interested in applying for community planning assistance from @ONTO2050 and @RTA_Chicago for your community near Elgin? Join @ONTO2050 for our Small Plans, Big Ideas event on October 8 in Elgin. https://cmap.is/ElginEvent.

 

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