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Rethinking the Shore Forum Zeroes in on Better Planning, Leadership

July 22nd, 2013 by

Our partner WHYY recaps the first of a series of community conversations about Rethinking the Shore. Additional conversations are scheduled for various locations along the Jersey Shore in the coming weeks. The events are free but registration is required.

Sandy damage -- resiliencyIt was a night for expressing hopes, and the skepticism that undermines them.

About 60 people gathered at WHYY Monday night for the first event in our summer-long civic dialogue project: “Ready for Next Time? Rethinking the Shore After Sandy.”

The group divided into four smaller breakout sessions, each led by a moderator from the Penn Project for Civic Engagement and using an issue guide we prepared. Folks talked through the long-term choices facing New Jersey as it responds to the challenges left behind by the storms known as Irene and Sandy.

Read more at WHYY: Rethinking the Shore forum zeroes in on better planning, leadership.

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