GOOD Ideas for Cities Is Coming to Dallas and New Orleans

We're looking for creatives in Dallas and New Orleans to work with local urban leaders and present solutions for civic challenges.

After fantastic events in Portland and St. Louis and two more events planned in Richmond and Cincinnati, we're thrilled to announce the next GOOD Ideas for Cities events in Dallas and New Orleans.

GOOD Ideas for Cities taps creative problem-solvers to tackle real urban challenges proposed by civic leaders and present their solutions at live events across the country. Thanks to our partnership with CEOs for Cities and a generous grant from ArtPlace, we're taking the program to six cities in 2012.

In Dallas, individuals can attend a kickoff event on April 13 to join one of three teams. In New Orleans, individuals can apply and will be placed on one of three teams. In each city, the teams will work together with their civic leaders for several weeks to create a solution to their urban challenge, presenting their idea at a free event that anyone can attend.

Dallas, Texas
Wednesday, June 6, location TBD
Hosted by AIGA DFW in partnership with AIGADFW Design Week

Creatives who want to participate should attend a kickoff event Friday, April 13 at 12:00 p.m. at the Dallas Design Center. All details here.

More information on how to attend the June 6 event will be posted soon.

New Orleans, Louisiana
Thursday, July 12 at Launchpad
Hosted by Neighborland

Creatives who want to participate can register as individuals here. Deadline to apply is May 10 and a kickoff event will be held May 12. You'll get more details when you register.

More information on how to attend the July 12 event will be posted soon.

For examples of how the events work, see our videos from previous events, watch a video of an event in San Francisco, view a growing list of all ideas presented since 2008, or read recaps of the events from the last three years.

We hope to see you at an upcoming GOOD Ideas for Cities event! If you want to bring the program to your city or have any questions about applying, email alissa[at]goodinc[dot]com or follow us at @IdeasforCities

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