Centennial Conversations


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

To view a recording of this Conversation, click here to go to our YouTube channel.


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, 1:00 to 2:30 PM

Click here to register for this event.


Rising Water, Extreme Weather – Is DC Prepared?

Saturday, March 11, 1:00 to 2:30 PM


Planning for Industrial Neighbors

Trash Transfer Stations, Utilities and Bus Garages

Thursday, April TBD, 6:30 to 8:00 PM


Reclaiming the Commons – The Value of Public Space

Wednesday, May TBD, 6:30 to 8:00 PM


Before Development is a Done Deal…

Empowering Residents with ArcGIS Visualization

Wednesday, June 7, 6:30 to 8:00


Does DC’s Planning and Zoning Need an Overhaul?

September TBD, 6:30 to 8:00 PM


All programs are in person and will be recorded.  Light refrershments afterwards.

Location:  First Congregational UCC, 945 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 – 10th, and G Streets, NW.

Between Gallery Place and Metro Center stations.  $10 event parking in building garage at 980 G Place off 10 St., NW.

A beautiful and livable Washington, DC for all.