Candid Stories & Reflections Meet Future Aspirations & Hopes “We all have role to play in this effort. The discussions and solutions around diversity and inclusiveness are not quick, and they are not always comfortable. But as we engage with one another it allows us to plan for what we strive for this community toContinue reading Wilmette Talk #2: “We All Have A Role To Play…”
Join us tomorrow, Tuesday, March 15th at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium at Regina Dominican High School for Wilmette Talk #2 – a community discussion on the topics of belonging, diversity and inclusion in Wilmette. The event will commence with opening remarks by Village President Senta Plunkett. Following, panelists will take the stage to engageContinue reading Tomorrow 3/15: Wilmette Talk #2 – “Moving Towards a More Welcoming Wilmette & What it Means to Belong”
The Wilmette Conditions Analysis is hot off the press! Read through to learn about trends in Wilmette surrounding: Demographics + Market Trends Resident and Employee Housing Needs Overview of Planning Efforts Land Use + Zoning Influence on the Built Environment Notable Findings on Diversity + Inclusiveness Environmental Sustainability + Resilience Efforts Community Culture + Wellbeing Ready SetContinue reading NEW: Community Conditions Analysis
What is our role as individuals in community-building? How can Wilmette foster a real sense of belonging such that anyone can feel welcome and thrive? Join us on Tuesday, March 15th at 6:30 pm for Wilmette Talk #2, the second community-wide event as part of the Village’s Comprehensive Plan. A facilitated panel discussion with liveContinue reading What Does it Mean to Build Community?
Moving Towards a More Welcoming Wilmette& What it Means to Belong Diversity, Inclusiveness, Welcoming, Community…These are broad terms with a lot of depth, meaning & interconnectedness. Join us on Tuesday, March 15th at 6:30 pm as we together explore these topics, discuss nuances and continue to develop a shared understanding of opportunities and challenges, possibilitiesContinue reading Save the Date: Wilmette Talk #2 is March 15th
Poll #1 of Ready Set Wilmette is in the books! Huge thanks to the 470 folks who shared their voice and perspectives. We heard from a wide range of folks – nearly every age group and residents new (approximately 22% of participants having lived in the Village for less than 5 years) and long standingContinue reading Poll #1: Summary of Nearly 500 Responses…
Friendly reminder that Community Poll #1 will close tomorrow, Wednesday, January 26th at 7PM. Huge thanks to the 400+ Wilmette residents and stakeholders who have already responded! If you haven’t yet, please take 5-10 minutes to answer just 14 multiple choice questions. Your responses will help shape Wilmette’s future! And stay tuned — following thisContinue reading Last Call: Poll #1 Closing 1/26
Have you been meaning to check out Poll #1? Now’s the time! Community Poll #1 launched in November just before the first Ready Set Wilmette Open House. Since then, nearly 300 people have responded and contributed ideas focused around Community Character; Arts, Culture, and Entertainment; and Health, Safety, and Wellness. Results from this poll (plusContinue reading One More Week to take Poll #1!
On Monday December 13th the Ready Set Wilmette team met with the Village’s Historic Preservation Commission to discuss the Comprehensive Plan process and themes, goals and vision of historic preservation in Wilmette, how the Village has changed in recent years, and how the community might think about “preservation” in the future. The conversation was ledContinue reading Historic Preservation + Wilmette’s Future: Commission Shares Insights
Season’s Greetings, Wilmette! As we approach the end of 2021, we first want to say thank you to all who have participated so far in the Comprehensive Plan. The planning process kicked-off in Fall, and to date we have had a pop-up event, our first Open House (in-person and virtual), several meetings with local committeesContinue reading ‘Tis the Season to Pause, Reflect, and Think About the Future…