GOOD Event: LA 2.0: Refresh, Reinvent, Re-imagine

Join fellow urban thinkers for LA 2.0, a call for fresh ideas for the 21st Century city. Are you an urban practitioner-a...


\nJoin fellow urban thinkers for LA 2.0, a call for fresh ideas for the 21st Century city.\nAre you an urban practitioner-a designer, artist, policy maker, planner, engineer, demographer, advocate, etc., working to improve the physical urban environment? Are you passionate about the future of Los Angeles? Interested in collaborating with top-notch urban thinkers?We hope you'll join us for LA 2.0, a fast-paced, energetic afternoon think-tank with the best and brightest, most creative and critical urban thinkers in Los Angeles.The event will be held at the GOOD Magazine Think Space in Hollywood on December 5th. The goal: to connect dynamic thinkers, get creative juices flowing, and emerge with a list of the top five catalytic strategies to improve the physical urban environment of Los Angeles. The focus is on fresh ideas, new approaches, and inter-disciplinary collaboration.LA 2.0 will culminate with an ad hoc presentation and engaging discussion with a guest panel comprised of some of the city's leading urban practitioners. Final recommendations will be compiled into a letter to send to Obama's Office of Urban Affairs and the City of Los Angeles.Go to to apply to participate in the upcoming LA 2.0 event, join the 2.0 Team, and create the catalytic changes that our city needs. Young professionals are encouraged to apply.LA 2.0Saturday, December 5The GOOD Think SpaceApply at by November 10Moderated by Amber Hawkes and Georgia SheridanFor questions email info[at]sheridanhawkes[dot]com
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Kaepernick is scheduled for a 15-minute on-field workout and an interview that will be recorded and sent to all 32 teams. The Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys, and Detroit Lions are expected to have representatives in attendance.

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