Here are some upcoming summer events from the Metropolitan Planning Council:



Power and Privilege: How do we keep racial equity at the forefront as we make our way through COVID-19
Wednesday, July 29, 10 - 11:30 a.m. CDT

Have you been wondering how do we keep racial equity at the forefront as we make our way through COVID-19? This session is designed to elicit conversations about the implications of imbedding concepts of racial equity into practices, generate concrete ideas of what that could look like, and have participants make initial commitments to bringing ideas into their own practice.

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2020 Annual Event #BuildBackBetter
Tuesday, September 15, noon - 12:45 p.m. CDT

Join us for our 2020 Annual Event: #BuildBackBetter. We will gather together in a shared commitment to MPC and to honor one of our foremost corporate citizens, John Rogers of Ariel Investments, with the Champion Fighter Award. John’s extraordinary contributions as a corporate and civic leader have had a transformative impact on countless institutions.

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