THE TOPIC WITH THE MOST VOTES IS:
MENTAL HEALTH, HOMELESSNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
The 2019 Annual Meeting and Summit on Topics convened on June 7, 2019 at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel in Phoenix.
Participants will hear from expert speakers for multiple topics. Arizona Town Hall members will discuss and vote on the topic for 2021.
The topics for consideration and their presenters are:
Community Town Halls will also be held before the statewide Town Hall on the chosen topic. These smaller sessions will convene across the state in order to capture input from Arizona's many diverse communities. Reports from the Community Town Hall sessions will be compiled and included with the background materials to further enrich the discussions at the statewide Town Hall.
The topic chosen for 2019 is Strong Families Thriving Children.
The topic chosen for 2020-21 is Creating Vibrant Communities.
Morrison Institute for Public Policy is a statewide leader in examining critical issues for Arizona and the region, and is a catalyst for public dialogue. An Arizona State University resource, Morrison Institute uses nonpartisan research, analysis and public outreach to help improve the state's quality of life.
Morrison Institute was established in 1982 through a grant from Marvin and June Morrison of Gilbert, Arizona, in response to the state’s growing need for objective research on public policy issues. Through its history, Morrison Institute has conducted important work on topics that span education reform, water resources, health care, human services, urban growth, government structure, arts and culture, technology, quality of life, public finance, environment, sustainability, and economic development.
Morrison Institute also manages Arizona Indicators, an online collection site for data and analysis of key topics ranging from transportation to demographics to innovation.
The Institute's main mission is to encourage public discussion; using high-quality, current research and historical understanding to create an informed Arizona citizenry.
Sheraton Crescent Hotel
2620 W Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Friday, June 7, 2019
11:00 Registration and Silent Auction
12:00 Luncheon - Speakers on Potential Topics
2:00 Panel Discussions on Topics
3:15 Report on Topic Selection