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Kyle May

Project Updates
February 12, 2016

“WOW!” Vibrant Communities Kicks-Off with Incredible Turnout

January 26 was an amazing night in Elkhart County, Indiana. The kickoff event for Elkhart County, Indiana’s Vibrant Communities initiative brought 593 community members together to start the conversation about what makes their…
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A Community Summit was held for the ENVISION Jefferson County project
Project Updates
June 29, 2014

ENVISION Jefferson County Hosts the Community Summit

On June 19, the Steering Committee of ENVISION Jefferson County welcomed over one hundred participants to the Community Summit - their second major public event. The Summit built upon the…
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Staff Activity
May 15, 2014

Sarah Bongiorno certified in the NCI Charrette System™

Sarah Bongiorno, planning NEXT Team member, recently traveled to Washington DC to attend an intensive training led by the National Charrette Institute and is now certified in the NCI Charrette…
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Project Updates
April 8, 2014

Hundreds come to ENVISION Jefferson County

Last week, Jamie and Kyle traveled to Jefferson County, Indiana to host the kick-off Community Conversations as part of the ENVISION Jefferson County vision and action planning process. The Community Conversations…
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Project Updates
March 8, 2014

Preparing to Envision Jefferson County, Indiana

Since the start the year, a citizen committee in Jefferson County, Indiana has been working tirelessly to prepare to launch the public process for their community vision and action plan.…
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Short North Alliance Retreat
Civic Work
January 25, 2014

Short North Alliance Conducts Annual Planning Retreat

For the second year in a row, the team at planning NEXT helped the Short North Alliance  think through its next steps, in facilitating an annual strategic planning retreat. The…
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Project Updates
November 16, 2013

Valpo kicks-off a community-driven vision plan

The planning NEXT Team is facilitating an ambitious vision plan for the Valparaiso, Indiana community. The city is known for its commitment to strategic planning and following through on those…
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Project Updates
November 16, 2013

Anniston’s One City, One Vision

One City. One Vision is well underway. This week Community Summit will take place and build on the contributions of 500 residents at three workshops held in September. The Anniston…
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Project Updates
November 16, 2013

Independence Takes a Strategic Approach to Economic Development

The Economic Development Strategic Plan for Independence, Ohio wrapped up this month with the presentation of the draft plan by economist Randall Gross and planning NEXT team member, Kyle May.…
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Project Updates
November 16, 2013

The Madison / Jefferson County, Indiana Vision and Action Plan

  The planning NEXT Team is proud to announce the initiation of the Madison / Jefferson County, Indiana Vision and Action planning process. The community-driven process will engage the region…
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