The 2021 All-America City Award's theme is “Building Equitable and Resilient Communities.” As such, the 2021 virtual event will feature pre-recorded workshops and live roundtables where attendees can learn about national programs that help communities improve equity and resilience, as well as hear about local efforts, achievements and difficulties.
Local Efforts to Achieve Racial Equity
This pre-recorded workshop, available to all AAC attendees, will focus on United Way's Equity Framework, as well as examples of racial equity efforts in Racine, WI and Spokane, WA.
Myeta Moon, Director of Health at United Way Worldwide
Ali Haigh, President and CEO at the United Way of Racine County
Rowena Pineda, Director of Community Collaborations and Equity at the United Way of Spokane County
Aiden Sanders, Excelerate Success Program Director at the United Way of Spokane County
Building Resilient and Sustainable Cities
This virtual workshop will focus on the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Cities and Communities program, as well as two communities working towards more resilient and sustainable futures.
David Abell Manager, Manager of LEED for Cities & Communities
Marco Velotta, Las Vegas Office of Sustainability
Jasmin Moore, Sustainability Director Lawrence, KS