Neighborhood leaders from across U.S. to convene in Fort Worth

Published on February 24, 2021

the cover of the NUSA booklet

As many as 900 neighborhood and nonprofit leaders, city staff and elected officials from throughout the nation are expected to participate in the Neighborhoods, USA Conference on Neighborhood Concerns in Fort Worth, May 19-22.

Hosted by Fort Worth’s Community Engagement Office, it will be NUSA’s first 100% virtual conference. The theme is “Steering Neighborhoods Forward.”

Keynote speakers include:

  • Pastor Chris Freeland of Doxology Church.
  • 2016 Danny Scarth Trailblazer Award recipient Jakayla Dixon.
  • 2020 Fort Worth Neighbor of the Year Daniel Guido.

During the conference, participants will have access to:

  • 80 live and prerecorded workshops and 50 live networking/roundtable discussions.
  • Eight prerecorded neighborhood pride tours, highlighting all nine city council districts.
  • Two neighborhood awards ceremonies.

Ten cities and towns from the Neighborhood Engagement & Revitalization Alliance of North Texas and more than two dozen local partners are working behind the scenes with City of Fort Worth staff from all departments to ensure the success of NUSA 2021.

An early-bird registration rate of $200 is being offered through April 1 and includes a mailed special event package and online access to all workshops and tours for 90 days after the conference ends. View the conference registration booklet.

To learn more about the NUSA 2021 Conference, contact Community Engagement Manager Catherine Huckaby at 817-392-8085.