LFA For(u)m is proud to welcome back our Rural Policy Forum keynote, Peter Kageyama, author of the critically-acclaimed book "For the Love of Cities," and its followup, "Love Where You Live." The books each delve into the psychological connections of people to place, especially as they manifest through community-driven social investment. "For the Love of Cities" was named an urbanism "Top 10 Book" in 2012 by Planetizen. What causes people to emotionally connect to where they live?
Are you part of the local solution?
The Arizona Living Economy Forum (ALEF) is a signature event for growing prosperity in our community. ALEF is bringing together visionary speakers from around Arizona to talk about what's working locally and share tools to grow a more united, prosperous community. ALEF is creating a template for how we learn from one another and become true change makers in our own communities.
The "Buy Local" message is sweeping the nation, but are you doing all you can to stay in front of the curve? Local First Arizona Director Kimber Lanning is coming to Downtown Prescott to share vital examples and strategies for businesses and communities to utilize.
Local First Arizona Director Kimber Lanning will be talking from her perspective as a small business owner and founder of Local First Arizona with vital examples and strategies you can bring directly to your business and your community.
Join Local First Arizona and Pin-ups Salon in Flagstaff for an evening networking opportunity with fellow businesses on Wednesday, January 11th from 5- 7 p.m. Local First Arizona networking mixers are a great way to meet fellow members and connect with LFA staff.
Join elected officials, local and international energy experts, sustainability and public works professionals and engaged citizens as we consider Arizona's preparedness for tomorrow's energy & resiliency needs.
The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) is hosting the Northern Economic Development Regional Symposium in Cottonwood. With a focus on designing downtowns for economic success, this important gathering of community leaders, economic development champions, and members of the business community will give great insight on the value of our main streets and strategies for using them as economic drivers.