Welcome to the 2021 All-America City Awards Virtual Platform

Virtual Event Agenda
All-America Cities, June7-9, 2021

Monday, June 7, 2021

*All Times are Mountain Time

All Day: Throughout the day, attendees are encouraged to explore content within the event platform. Attendees will find: Sponsor booths, community’s civic action fair booths, cultural entertainment performances, pre-recorded sessions, speeches and more.

TimeDescriptionJoin Us
All DayThroughout the day, attendees are encouraged to explore content within the event platform. Attendees will find sponsor booths, community’s civic action fair booths, cultural entertainment performances, pre-recorded sessions, speeches and more.
10:30am – 12:00pmEquity Roundtable Learning ExchangeRegister
Attendees will join breakout rooms to discuss equity efforts in their communities, sharing best practices and difficulties. Conversation topics will include (but are not limited to) equity in pandemic response, equitable policing/public safety and infusing equity in resilience efforts.
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch
1:00pm – 2:45pmBlock 1 of finalist presentationsWatch
Jury introductions (1:00); Southfield, MI (1:10); Miramar, FL (1:35); Dallas, TX (2:00); Spokane, WA (2:25)
3:30pm – 4:30pmAll-America City Awards Opening CeremonyWatch
Attendees will be welcomed to the virtual event by League President, Doug Linkhart and Board Chair, Mayor Patti Garrett.
Keynote speaker: Dr. Gail Christopher, Executive Director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

*All Times are Mountain Time

All Day: Throughout the day, attendees are encouraged to explore content within the event platform. Attendees will find: Sponsor booths, community’s civic action fair booths, cultural entertainment performances, pre-recorded sessions, speeches and more.

TimeDescriptionJoin Us
All DayThroughout the day, attendees are encouraged to explore content within the event platform. Attendees will find sponsor booths, community’s civic action fair booths, cultural entertainment performances, pre-recorded sessions, speeches and more.
9:30am – 11:00amResilience Roundtable Learning ExchangeRegister
Attendees will join breakout rooms to discuss resilience efforts in their communities, sharing best practices and difficulties. Conversation topics will include (but are not limited to) resilience to health emergencies, climate resilience and fiscal and economic resilience.
11:00am – 12:00pmLunch
12:00pm – 1:35pmBlock 2 of finalist presentationsWatch
Carlisle, PA (12:00); Morrisville, NC (12:25); Richmond, VA (12:50);
Evanston, IL (1:15)
1:55pm – 3:55pmBlock 3 of finalist presentationsWatch
Fitzgerald, GA (1:55); Kansas City, MO (2:20); Livermore, CA (2:45); Bellevue, WA (3:10); Fort Lauderdale, FL (3:35)
4:30pm – 5:30pmAward Announcements and Keynote AddressWatch
The National Civic League will announce the winners of this year’s
Robert Wood Johnson Health Equity Award and the 2021 Hall of Fame Award.
Keynote speaker: Honorable Lori Lightfoot, 56th Mayor of Chicago, IL

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

*All Times are Mountain Time

All Day: Throughout the day, attendees are encouraged to explore content within the event platform. Attendees will find: Sponsor booths, community’s civic action fair booths, cultural entertainment performances, pre-recorded sessions, speeches and more.

TimeDescriptionJoin
All DayThroughout the day, attendees are encouraged to explore content within the event platform. Attendees will find sponsor booths, community’s civic action fair booths, cultural entertainment performances, pre-recorded sessions, speeches and more.
9:00am – 10:35amBlock 4 of finalist presentationsWatch
Miami Lakes, FL (9:00); Sumter, SC (9:25); Fort Wayne, IN (9:50); Englewood, CO (10:15)
10:55am – 12:55pmBlock 5 of finalist presentationsWatch
Flex Spot (10:55); Wheat Ridge, CO (11:20); Barberton, OH (11:45);
El Paso, TX (12:10); Flex Spot (12:35)
12:55pm – 1:30pmLunch
1:30pm – 3:30pmAAC Festival of Ideas: Peer discussion of community projects.Register
Group 1: Dallas, TX; El Paso, TX; Kansas City, MO; Fort Wayne, IN
Group 2: Richmond, VA; Spokane, WA; Miramar, FL; Bellevue, WA
Group 3: Fort Lauderdale, FL; Livermore, CA; Evanston, IL; Southfield, MI
Group 4: Sumter, SC; Englewood, CO; Wheat Ridge, CO; Miami Lakes, FL
Group 5: Morrisville, NC; Barberton, OH; Carlisle, PA; Fitzgerald, GA
5:30pm – 7:00pmAwards CeremonyWatch.
The moment we’ve all been waiting for, the announcement of the
2021 All-America City Awards!
Keynote speaker: Erika Poethig, Special Assistant to President Biden for Housing and Urban Policy, Domestic Policy Council, The White House.
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