The Tomorrow Plan Community Meeting

The Tomorrow Plan 

Event Details

DATE: November 22nd, 2011

TIME: 6:30 -8:00 pm

CLASS LOCATIONFranklin Public Library, 5000 Franklin Avenue, 50310

MORE INFORMATION: Contact Bethany Wilcoxon at the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization ( or 515-334-0075)


Join The Tomorrow Plan this coming Tuesday, November 22nd, for a strategic conversation in planning a sustainable future for Greater Des Moines.

The Natural Living Community has been asked to help shape the future of Greater Des Moines. Let your voice be heard at a public conversation for The Tomorrow Plan, a 20-month process to craft a strategy for a vibrant and enduring future in the Greater Des Moines area. Your opinion will be influential in shaping the planning of our community for our generation and those that follow.

Please take the time to make a difference and join the conversation on Tuesday, November 22nd, from 6:30pm to 8pm at the Des Moines Franklin Library. The meeting will include a brief presentation about The Tomorrow Plan followed by thoughtful discussion among those present to look at the strengths and challenges for our neighborhoods and communities. Families are encouraged to attend and to bring their kids.

The plan should include each and every citizen of Greater Des Moines and we’re so excited to have the opportunity for the Natural Living Communityto share its voices. Your thoughts can make a real difference! Please visit to learn more and share your feedback. Check the website often for updates on the plan and additional ways to become involved.

The Tomorrow Plan in Greater Des Moines is one of 45 nationwide using a significant federal grant to design a regional plan for a sustainable future. It involves Greater Des Moines’ 17 communities and 4 counties plus Center on Sustainable Communities, the Central Iowa Center for Independent Living, the Community Foundation of Greater Des MoinesDARTDrake University, the Greater Des Moines Partnership, the Iowa Department of Natural ResourcesIowa State University, the Polk County Housing Trust Fund,United Way of Central Iowa, and the Young Professional Connection.