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Areas of Focus Upcoming Events


Business/Civic Leadership Forums - Creating Civic Entrepreneurs
Twice-yearly Forums to guide emerging and proven leaders to a new understanding of, and a new sense of personal accountability for, the future of the region.

Regional Nine
Twice-yearly meetings with eight County Judges and the Mayor of Houston to address cross-jurisdictional regional issues such as transportation and disaster preparedness.

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Community Indicator Program Produced since 2007, the Community Indicator Program makes quality of place a tangible and measurable issue through ongoing data studies, peer-reviewed reports of the findings, and annual symposia around specific key topics. 2014 marks the launch of

Scenarios 2040 In 2009, the Center for Houston’s Future embarked upon the largest public-interest business-led regional scenario planning project in the country. More vivid and dynamic than forecasting or visioning, scenarios are stories that describe plausible futures.

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The Center for Houston’s Future brings business and community together to innovate for the future of the Houston region in the areas of health, education, arts and culture, public safety, natural and built environment, economy, diversity, and civic vitality.

Community Collaborations-
With local and national entities on projects that improve the livability and competitiveness for our region.
Nationwide initiative, led locally by the Center for Houston's Future, to increase college graduation rates by at least 1% and improve the region's economy.

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Our Visionary Corporate Supporters

Center events and programs throughout the year are made possible in part by ongoing support from these Corporate Visionaries:             AT&T      JPMorgan Chase Foundation                Sysco          Wells Fargo

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All Events

10.23.15 - Fall Business/Civic Leadership Forum Session II

11.11.15 - Dinner & Conversation with Nicholas Kristof
This year's annual fundraiser features dinner and conversation with New York Times columnist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof, interviewed by Chris Knapp, perhaps Houston’s foremost advocate of impact investing. Register today!

03.10.16 - Business/Civic Leadership Forum- Spring 2016 Session 1

Center for Houston's Future
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Houston, TX 77002-4400
Phone: 713.844.9303

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