WAVE Team Information Session Thurs Nov 30
WAVE Team Information Session Thurs, NOV 30
This general information session is for anyone who has either signed up to join a VGR W.A.V.E.Team or is interested in joining!
Two sessions are available, pre-registration is required:
Tues NOV 28, 6:30-8:30pm
Thurs, NOV 30, 6:30-8:30pm
Dewey’s Restaurant & Sports Bar
600 Main St
Racine, Wisconsin 53403
VGR is launching 11 teams to implement the vision of Greater Racine, based on community input from over a year of listening sessions. Teams will connect with nonprofit, business, government and the faith community to join forces to make the vision happen. This work will result in a flourishing community we are all proud to call home by the year 2030.
Teams are as follows:
EDUCATION & YOUTH : Our community will have access to outstanding educational opportunities, both public and private. We will be a community where every child is loved and prepared to succeed.
HEALTHY PRODUCTIVE LIVES: Our community will provide affordable and accessible human services.
THRIVING ECONOMY:Our community will have a thriving 21st Century economy with a diverse economic base that retains and attracts people to both live and work here.
SOCIAL JUSTICE:Our community will have a dynamic culture of equity, justice, and respect featuring safe neighborhoods; opportunities for people to move out of poverty; well-maintained housing for a variety of income levels; & access to nutrtious food.
TRANSPORTATION: Our community features a variety of local and regional transportation options that connect people to opportunities.
CULTURE & RECREATION: Our community will be a cultural hub with a vibrant arts scene; expanded recreational facilities and opportunities; and a coastal destination for national and regional visitors.
REVITALIZATION : Our community will promote commercial and residential development by supporting revitalization of key neighborhoods.
MODEL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY: Our community becomes a model for practices and policies that protect and enhance natural resources
DIVERSE & COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP : Our community promotes resilient, diverse, collaborative leadership across Municipalities, Business, Education, Non-Profit, and Faith-Based organizations.
PRIDE & POSITIVE SELF-IMAGE : Our Community exhibits a positive self-image and confidence in the future.
VIBRANT ATMOSPHERE FOR YOUNG ADULTS: Our community will be an exciting location for young adults offering a climate that attract them to live, work, and play here.
The sessions are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required.