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.
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 www.HoustonIndicators.org.
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.
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.
07.13.16 - Summer Salon 2: RISING WATER – Dealing with Floods Second session in a series of breakfast discussions bringing big-picture thinkers and regional leaders together for a deep-dive into our community indicators and next steps. RISING WATER features moderator Dave Fehling, Energy and Environment Reporter at Houston Public Media; panelists include Stephen Costello, City of Houston Flood Czar; Mary Anne Piacentini, Executive Director, Katy Prairie Conservancy; and Bishop Shelton Bady, Senior Pastor, Harvest Time Church.