2012 Ward 8 Community Summit – Saturday June 9, 2012

Click here to read the 2012 Ward 8 Community Summit Preliminary Report.

Join Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Councilmember Marion Barry to hear about the progress made as a result of your input from the Ward 8 Summits in July and September 2011. Attendees of this highly interactive event will have an opportunity to provide meaningful input and guidance on the future implementation of Ward 8 Pilot Programs funded in Mayor Gray’s FY2013 budget.

Those who attend the 2012 Summit will:

  • Hear about the new projects and progress happening in the ward as a result of the Ward 8 Community Summit
  • Learn about major projects that are being developed, planned and considered in Ward 8
  • Take action by providing real-time input that will help guide funding for implementation priorities
  • Learn about opportunities to stay actively involved moving forward

Saturday, June 9, 2012
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Malcolm X. Elementary School
1351 Alabama Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20032
Metro Station: Congress Heights

For more information about the 2012 Ward 8 Summit, please contact Stephen Rice at (202) 442-8816 or by email.


About AmericaSpeaks

AmericaSpeaks, a non profit, non partisan organization in Washington D.C., will provide facilitation and outreach support for the public workshops. Using elements from our 21st Century Town Meeting®, we will assist leaders tap into the collective wisdom of constituents and stakeholders through identifying shared priorities and develop recommendations on essential policies and plans.

• Small-group facilitated discussions
• Capturing participant ideas and themes
• Individual voting to prioritize recommendations & solutions
• Streamlined Q&A for participants to interact with leaders or expert panelists

This methodology has been used to conduct meetings for the Clinton Global Initiative, the World Economic Forum, the National Conference on Citizenship, and many others.