MI Innovation Lab: Civic Engagement and Trust Panel

April 01 - June 23, 2020
12:00 pm - 02:30 pm
Ferndale, MI 48220


Register Here - Lunch included

What you can expect:

  • Hear from Action-leaders from the private, non-profit and academic sectors
  • Share and learn about innovations regionally and nationally
  • Opportunity to connect and adapt ideas

Innovation Labs are a new program the Alliance is holding to bring together leaders from across the country at all levels of local government looking to share, collaborate, and adapt solutions to civic trust and engagement. 

The event will kick off with a panel of action & thought leaders experts on the topic from the private, non-profit, and academic sectors:

1. Robert Goodseed, Assistant Professor or Urban Planning, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan  

2. Bridget Doyle, Community Relations Director, Sterling Heights

3. Dave Boerger, Local Government Effectiveness, SEMCOG

4. Kathleen LaTosch, Principal Consultant, LaTosch Consultant

5. Chris Fabian, Co-Founder, Center for Priority Based Budgeting

All attendees will receive a copy of survey results of the top innovations communities have introduced addressing the challenges around civic engagement and trust.  Following the panel, attendees will discuss and prioritize the innovations working in other parts of the country to determine what ideas could work in their organizations.

Individuals from all organizations, departments, and levels are invited if you are interested in informing and inspiring innovation to build civic trust and engagement. Lunch is included. SPACE IS LIMITED.

This is part one of a two part series. 


Thursday, June 23 from noon to 2:30pm


300 East 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220


Alliance, MLGMA, and MML Members: $25
Non-Members: $75

Questions contact Greg Stopka, Central Regional Director, at 1-866-778-8067 or gstopka@transformgov.org.

Event Details


  • April 01 - June 23, 2020
  • 12:00 pm 02:30 pm


  • Ferndale, MI 48220


  • Member Price:Not available
  • Non-Member:Not available

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