Partnerships to tackle big problems

Peer networking session on Nov 21

The region is facing big challenges with local, regional and global implications – climate change, the opioid crisis, and housing affordability – just to name a few.

Planners are seeking ways to make far-reaching and fundamental social change on a variety of major issues at the local level. Through increased collaboration and creating likely and unlikely partnerships, many efforts can have a greater impact.

The upcoming TOOLBOX peer networking session will take a “deep dive” into this complex topic, with a three-hour session that includes an overview of new models for collaboration and small group activities for attendees to brainstorm how they can create partnerships to tackle big problems. Speakers include:

  • Alessandra Durham, Executive Analyst, Snohomish County
  • Meghan Weinman, Product Development Manager, Puget Sound Energy
  • Brad Gaolach, Associate Professor, WSU Extension

Attend in person: November 21 from 12 - 3 pm at PSRC, 1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, 98104. Bring your lunch. 3 AICP CM credits available for in person attendees.

Attend remotely: At, click “Join Meeting” and enter meeting ID 322 075 066. If your computer has a microphone, you may participate in the webinar through your computer. If no microphone, you may call in at +1 888 240 2560, and enter Meeting ID 322 075 066. AICP CM unavailable by webinar.