Moving from Vision to Action

Power of 32 Community Conversations took place in 32 counties in 4 states. Thousands of pages of data were collected from this ambitious grassroots effort one of the largest visioning projects ever undertaken. From this input, Issue Teams were formed to address ideas for change in six key categories of economy, education, environment, people and community, government, and transportation and infrastructure.

The Issue Teams considered best practices and researched current initiatives to develop aspirational yet achievable goals, policy options and projects to achieve the public vision of a thriving region by 2025. These goals were transformed into a regional agenda with 15 initiatives.

The Initiatives: