The Congress for the New Urbanism – WI chapter (CNU) is holding a one year anniversary party at Sweetwater Organics on Friday, June 15 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm! CNU is the leading advocacy organization for the restoration and creation of coherent, walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods.
Events will include refreshments during social hour, and an address by Ken Voigt and Jane Grabowski-Miller recounting the past year and what to expect in the future. The staff of Sweet Water Organics will also provide a tour of their facility and discuss its genesis and future. For any questions, please click here to email Ken.
From their website, the goals of CNU
- To help maintain sustainable cities that minimize the loss of agricultural and natural areas, by offering formal and informal educational opportunities for Wisconsin residents, civic leaders, and businesses to educate Wisconsin residents on how to maintain sustainable cities that minimize the loss of agricultural and natural areas.
- To encourage the Wisconsin adoption of principles and practices of the New Urbanism to support the restoration of existing urban centers and towns, the reconfiguration of sprawling suburbs into communities of real neighborhoods and diverse districts, the conservation of natural areas, and the preservation of our built legacy
- To create opportunities for citizens, and practitioners in private and public service, to learn, exchange and apply knowledge of the principles and practices of the New Urbanism.
- To provide a Wisconsin presence, focus and perspective for the Congress for the New Urbanism.
You can learn more about CNU on their Facebook group, and you can download a flyer with full event details below.
Hope to see you there!