Kansas Planning Conference

2022 Kansas Planning Conference at the Cyrus Hotel in Topeka, KS

Join us Thursday and Friday, October 20th and 21st for the 2022 Kansas Planning Conference in Topeka!

Chloe Green is a racial equity consultant and historian of racism with more than ten years of experience in qualitative research and analysis. Chloé is the founder of Chloe Greene Consulting where she supports communities and companies advance organizational change management and housing and homeless systems transformation grounded in equitable practices. Chloé currently serves on the Department of Housing and Urban Development Racial Equity Team, working alongside a core team of technical assistance providers to develop training and tools to better support communities in developing equitable strategies to end homelessness. 

Keynote: Planning for Communities of Belonging

We will explore the role racism, oppression and othering has played in shaping planning as a discipline and practice, discuss the importance of shifting our approach towards racial equity and social justice, and highlight actionable steps that planners can take to co-create communities of belonging where everyone has the opportunity to live with dignity and thrive.

Session: Exploring the Power of Authentic Co-Design

Leaning on bell hook’s article on the importance of design and her love definition, we will discuss the importance of authentic co-design, dive into a community example and use it to explore how love and healing centered approaches can guide our approach to design, and end with a deep listening practice that supports planners to develop authentic, transformational relationships with community partners.  

Conference Sponsorships

Our conferences are made possible and affordable by our generous sponsors. There are several sponsorship opportunities available for the 2022 Kansas Planning Conference. Click here to find out more.

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