ENVISIONING THE FUTURE OF DC
Conversations on Planning and Citizen Engagement
The Committee of 100 on the Federal City is marking our 100th anniversary by hosting seven public conversations on topics of interest to DC residents, neighborhood commissioners, elected officials, students, academics, neighborhood association members – all who care about our nation’s capital and call it home.
Civic Aspirations for the Next Decade
Mayor Bowser and Council Chairman Mendelson Discuss Their Visions
January 25, 2023
An Equitable City – Realities, Opportunities and Choices
Looking at the inequities and disparities in our city and finding ways to make meaningful change.
Peter Tatian, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute
Rev. William H. Lamar IV Pastor, Metropolitan AME Church
Saturday, February 11
Rising Water, Extreme Weather – Is DC Prepared?
Andrew Pershing, Director of Climate Science, Climate Central
Chris Williams, President and CEO, Anacostia Watershed Society
Dennis Chestnut, Community Resilience Hubs (Ward 7 pilot)
Erin Garnaas-Holmes, DC Department of Energy and Environment
Saturday, March 11
Planning for Industrial Neighbors
Trash Transfer Stations, Utilities and Bus Garages
How to best live with stuff you’ve got to have?
Uwe Brandes, Georgetown University Urban & Regional Planning Program
Taalib-Din Uqdah, Northern Bus Barn Neighbors
Apera Nwora, DC Water
Thursday, April 13
Reclaiming the Commons – The Value of Public Space
Susan Piedmont-Palladino, Director, Washington Alexandria Architecture Center, Virginia Tech
Scott Kratz, Senior VP, Building Bridges Across the River
Coy McKinney, Teacher; community gardener; advocate for public space
Wednesday, May 24
Before Development is a Done Deal…
Empowering Residents with ArcGIS Visualization
Keith Cooke, ESRI Industry Manager, Planning and Community Development
Anita Cozart, Director, DC Office of Planning
Wednesday, June 7
Does DC’s Planning and Zoning Need an Overhaul?
What can be done to make planning and zoning
more accessible and responsive to community interests including equity?
Nancy MacWood, Vice-Chair, Committee of 100
Parisa Norouzi, Executive Director, Empower DC
Laura Richards, Co-Chair, C100 Zoning Subcommittee
Max Tondro, Office of the Attorney General for DC (invited)
Wednesday, September 20
A beautiful and livable Washington, DC for all.