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NashvilleNext Community Outreach

Community involvement is a vital part of NashvilleNext - here, we share some of the ways we're working with community members to ensure that varied and diverse points of view are included in the planning process.

Community connections

Meet the community members who are guiding NashvilleNext's progress.

Volunteers on our resource teams are shaping NashvilleNext's direction on specific issues.

Photo of table discussion at community meetingNew community meetings will begin Oct. 30

We'll be presenting a "preferred future" at five community gatherings in October and November - a direction our city and county could possibly take over the next 25 years, based on thousands of comments by and conversations with community members over the past year and a half. We'll begin with a general, countywide meeting, then address more specific Community Plan issues in four local meetings.

Public input on this "preferred future" will help shape a draft General Plan which will guide our community's growth, progress, and preservation through 2040.

Thursday, Oct. 30, 5 pm - Rocketown, 601 Fourth Ave. South

Monday, Nov. 3, 6 pm - Whites Creek High School

Thursday, Nov. 6, 6 pm - Hillwood High School

Monday, Nov. 10, 6 pm - McGavock High School

Thursday, Nov. 20, 6 pm - the new Southeast Library at the Global Mall (formerly Hickory Hollow)

Public comment at community meetingNashvilleNext "Community Conversations"

Videos of speakers' presentations and related discussions over the past few months, and reports prepared by expert teams of community volunteers

Presentation and discussion: Economic growth

Presentation and discussion: Transportation and mobility

Presentation and discussion: Culture and placemaking

Report: Culture and placemaking

Presentation and discussion: Affordable housing and gentrification

Report: Affordable Housing and Gentrification public discussion

Report: Equitable development

Jefferson Street revitalization

This report outlines current conditions and possible strategies for revitalization along the Jefferson Street corridor in North Nashville.

Report: "Revitalization Strategies in Historic Black Business Districts"