The Third Annual Summit on Government Performance and Innovation will be held in the city of Phoenix May 24 and 25. At the summit, city leaders from around the nation will discuss ways for cities to innovate in a wide variety of areas, such are race relations, entrepreneurship, having an engaged workforce and much more. One city will also be given the “Equipt to Innovate” award. Hear more from Cathilea Robinett, president of e.Republic, the publisher of Governing Magazine, and Phoenix mayor Greg Stanton
Maricopa Association of Governments, MAG, is a council of governments that provides a regional forum for discussion, analysis, and resolution of regional issues, including transportation, air quality, economic development and human services. MAG was founded in 1967, and will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on April 12. MAG chair and Phoenix mayor Greg Stanton will discuss the anniversary of MAG along with former Glendale mayor George Renner.
The Third Annual Adverse Childhood Experiences Forum will be held November 2nd by the Phoenix Children’s Hospital and the Dion Initiative. A new report will be unveiled at the forum that looks at the impact of adversity on the well-being of communities in our state, and what’s needed to help ensure resilience in individuals and the community. We’ll get more on the forum and report from Nicole Stanton, the founder of the Dion Initiative, and Dr. Vinny Chulani of Phoenix Children's Hospital.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton makes his monthly appearance to the Arizona Horizon set to discuss issues regarding the city of Phoenix, including what might happen to the Diamondback’s Chase Field, which may be sold by Maricopa County.
Phoenix mayor Greg Stanton recently called for an innovation district in downtown Phoenix to attract startups, especially to the warehouse district. Phoenix Community and Economic Development Director Christine Mackay will tell us more about the emerging effort.
Newly re-elected Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton makes his monthly appearance to talk about top issues for the city, including a measure that was approved by voters to expand light rail and other transit services.
Hear the three candidates running for mayor of Phoenix debate issues impacting the city. Current mayor Greg Stanton will debate his two challengers, businesswoman Anna Maria Brennan and Matt Jette, a teacher who ran for governor in 2010.
Several events are planned for the 27th Annual Art Detour in Phoenix, an event Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton calls “one of the most important events in Phoenix’s calendar.” Catrina Kahler, Artlink Board President and Phoenix painter and sculptor John Randall Nelson, will tell us more about Art Detour.
Phoenix has been named the host site for the 2017 NCAA Basketball Final Four Tournament. Dawn Rogers, Arizona State University’s senior associate athletic director and chair of the Phoenix Selection Committee and Mark Stanton, Deputy Director of the Arizona Office of Tourism, will discuss the impact of the selection.
Proposition 487 would reform the city of Phoenix’s pension system. We hear from a proponent of the measure, Phoenix city councilman Sal DiCiccio, one day after hearing Phoenix mayor Greg Stanton speak against the measure.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will talk about issues regarding the city in his monthly appearance on Arizona Horizon, including his recent trip to China to meet with leaders of 1,600 leading global companies.
The authors of a new book, “The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros are Fixing our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy,” say power is shifting from Washington D.C. to cities and metro areas. That book has given impetus to the Brookings Institution’s “Metropolitan Business Plan,” which adopts the discipline of private sector planning to the task of revitalizing a region. Through a partnership with Brookings, the Metropolitan Business Plan provides a framework through which leaders can analyze the market position of a regional economy, identify strategies to capitalize on unique assets, and design and implement initiatives for change. Mayors in our regions have organized a high-level Steering Committee to guide the development of a new economic growth plan. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Barry Broome, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, and Steve Seleznow, President and CEO of the Arizona Community Foundation, will talk about the Metropolitan Business Plan.
Transportation planners and bicycle advocates talk about what’s being done to make the Valley a better place to travel by bicycle.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton talks about what he’s doing to promote sustainability in the City of Phoenix.
The nonprofit Sustainable Economic Development Initiative (SEDI) was established to create sustainable economies in Northern Arizona. SEDI executive director Carol Bousquet and Board Member Holly Yeager talk about the organization.
You might be shocked to find out what happened when Phoenix City Councilman Greg Stanton posed as a homeless person to try and better understand the plight of homelessness in the Valley. HORIZON marks National Hunger and Homelessness Week with a series of conversations with Stanton, Ginny Hildebrand, Executive Director of The Association of Arizona Food Banks and Bob Evans, Executive Director of United Food Bank about what we can all do to stem the tide of poverty and homelessness in our city.