Community Events

That Connect.

Join us for one of our signature community events such at our Community Conversation Speaker Series, lunchtime roundtable networking events, or even our Nevada Tomorrow Community Education and Training events.  We promise you will feel informed and educated!

  • Bridging the Higher Education Gap: Helping Nevadans Learn, Work and Stay in the Silver State
    Time is TBD
    Speaker Series - Online
  • Our Truckee, Our Future: The Health of Our River IS the Health of Our Community
    Time is TBD
    Speaker Series - Online
  • Bringing Back Small Business: How Small Shops Hold the Key to Our Future
    Sep 23, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
    Speaker Series - Online
  • Building Our Future: Investing in Infrastructure for a Brighter Tomorrow
    Aug 31, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
    Speaker Series - Online
    What infrastructure needs must we address to ensure our Northern Nevada home has a bright future? Join us to find out!
  • Reno's Arts Renaissance: The Arts as a Bridge to Our Community's Recovery
    Jul 28, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
    Speaker Series - Online
    Let's take a deeper look at fully supporting the recovery of our region's thriving arts scene... and how the arts are helping shepherd us out of the pandemic and into a bright new future.
  • Poverty, Housing & Humanity: Is Our Lack of Affordable Housing Holding Nevada Back?
    Jun 30, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Speaker Series - Online
    Safe, affordable and sustainable housing is an essential component of healthy communities, and the effects of housing insecurity are widespread and significant. Reno is struggling - like so many other communities across the country - to find solutions to the poverty, housing, and homeless epidemic.
  • Student Edition! Youth Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic
    May 26, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Speaker Series - Online
    Hear speakers from Talkspace, University of Michigan, and WCSD, as well as local students discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on our youth mental health.
  • Building Resilient Teens: Starting Young to Support Lifelong Health
    Apr 28, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Speaker Series - Online
    During the pandemic more and more teens have turned to substances to help them cope with anxiety and depression. In Nevada, even before COVID-19 there was a more than 45% increase in teens reporting they have used e-cigarettes (or vape) from 2017 to 2019. Learn how we can help our teens.
  • Re-Envision Reno: Connecting Our People and Place to Our Potential
    Mar 31, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Speaker Series - Online
    Is it possible to build a sustainable, equitable, and regenerative Nevada? Yes. And now is the time for new, innovative, and game-changing approaches to our community’s greatest challenges.
  • Envision Nevada's Future
    Wed, Nov 25
    Speaker Series - Online
    Nov 25, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Speaker Series - Online
    What is community wellbeing? What matters most to you when you think about the quality of your life and the lives of your neighbors? We will discuss the concept of quality of life in our Truckee Meadows and ask the questions that help us guide our future together.
  • Building the Nevada of Tomorrow
    Thu, Nov 19
    Speaker Series - Online
    Nov 19, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Speaker Series - Online
    Learn about how our local agencies envision and shape the future of the Truckee Meadows, through regional planning, long range forecasting, and more. Public input is all part of the process so now is the time to get educated and participate building the Nevada of the future!
  • The Kids are NOT Alright!
    Wed, Oct 28
    Speaker Series - Online
    Oct 28, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Speaker Series - Online
    Did you know that children and teenagers have far less access to mental health and substance abuse services in Nevada than in most other states? And that Mental Health America ranked Nevada 51st among states in seven categories of youths at risk?
  • Nomadland: Resiliency on the Road A Conversation with Author Jessica Bruder and Economist Todd Sorenson
    Oct 08, 2020, 12:00 PM
    Online Event
    Join Nevada Humanities and TMT in this engaging discussion about work of immersive journalism that describes the lives of nomadic workers who travel from one temporary job to another to make ends meet, representing an increasing population of migrant workers living just this side of homelessness.
  • Why the Arts Matter to Nevadans
    Fri, Jul 31
    Speaker Series - Online
    Jul 31, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Speaker Series - Online
    Many Americans – especially lawmakers – think of the arts and arts education as a luxury. Now, more than ever, we can’t afford to live in a world without ART.
  • Poverty, Housing & Humanity in Northern Nevada
    Wed, Jun 24
    Speaker Series - Online
    Jun 24, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Speaker Series - Online
    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Safe and affordable housing is an essential component of healthy communities, and the effects of housing problems are widespread. Reno is struggling - like so many other communities across the country - to find solutions to the poverty, housing, and homeless epidemic.
  • Are We Loving Our Nevadan Nature to Death?
    Wed, May 27
    Online Speaker Series
    May 27, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Online Speaker Series
    The secret is out...the Truckee Meadows is an amazing place to live, work and play! But are we loving the Truckee Meadows to death? With the growth in our population, are our environmental riches been put at risk? How do we both protect and enjoy our one Nevada?
  • Kids & Crisis: Ensuring Education & Care in Unprecedented Times
    Apr 30, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Speaker Series - Online
    The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting our children in ways we are only beginning to understand. As our educators attempt to rethink and transform their work what have they learned? What is working and what still needs improvement?
  • Our Economic Recovery in a Pos-Pandemic World
    Wed, Apr 01
    Speaker Series - Online
    Apr 01, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Speaker Series - Online
    Prior to COVID-19 northern Nevada was booming. However, times have changed dramatically. Learn about how we can jumpstart our northern Nevada economic engine in a post-pandemic world. Local experts discuss our greatest economic obstacles and opportunities during these unprecedented times