Community Conversations

Conversation on Quality of Life

Sept 2

We’re convening leaders from across the state to discuss Rhode Island's recovery and a vision for what we want our state to look like in 2030 — especially with significant federal stimulus funding on the way. Tonight’s community conversation is about how to focus on Quality of Life.

Conversation on Climate Change & Resiliency

August 19

We’re convening leaders from across the state to discuss Rhode Island's recovery and a vision for what we want our state to look like in 2030 — especially with significant federal stimulus funding on the way. Tonight’s community conversation is about how to focus on Climate Change & Resiliency.

Recap of Community Conversations

August 5

We’re convening leaders from across the state to discuss Rhode Island's recovery and a vision for what we want our state to look like in 2030 — especially with significant federal stimulus funding on the way. Tonight’s community conversation is a recap of the previous 10 Rhode Island 2030 Community Conversations. 

Conversation on Small Business, Entrepreneurship & COVID Economic Recovery

July 29

We’re convening leaders from across the state to discuss Rhode Island's recovery and a vision for what we want our state to look like in 2030 — especially with significant federal stimulus funding on the way. Tonight’s community conversation discusses small business, entrepreneurship & COVID economic recovery.

Conversation on Workforce Development

July 22

We’re convening leaders from across the state to discuss Rhode Island's recovery and a vision for what we want our state to look like in 2030 — especially with significant federal stimulus funding on the way. Tonight’s community conversation discusses workforce development.

Conversation on Children & Youth

July 15

We’re convening leaders from across the state to discuss Rhode Island's recovery and a vision for what we want our state to look like in 2030 — especially with significant federal stimulus funding on the way. Tonight’s community conversation discusses children & youth.

Conversation on Transportation & Infrastructure

July 8

We’re convening leaders from across the state to discuss Rhode Island's recovery and a vision for what we want our state to look like in 2030 — especially with significant federal stimulus funding on the way. Tonight’s community conversation discusses transportation & infrastructure.

Conversation on Blue Economy and Defense industry

June 24

We’re convening leaders from across the state to discuss Rhode Island's recovery and a vision for what we want our state to look like in 2030 — especially with significant federal stimulus funding on the way. Tonight’s community conversation is all about how to focus on our blue economy and defense industry in Rhode Island in 2030.

Conversation on Tourism & Hospitality

June 17

We’re convening leaders from across the state to discuss Rhode Island's recovery and a vision for what we want our state to look like in 2030 — especially with significant federal stimulus funding on the way. Tonight’s community conversation discusses tourism & hospitality.

Conversation on Health

June 4

This week's RI 2030 community conversation focuses on issues related to health. These conversations have been conducted at the direction of Governor Dan McKee and with the support of the McKee administration including Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor and Director of Administration James Thorsen.

Conversation on Higher Education

May 20

The conversation features remarks from Governor McKee and Lt. Governor Matos, followed by a presentation from Barbara Snyder, President of the Association of American Universities and former President of Case Western Reserve University.

Conversation on Housing

May 13

Governor Dan McKee has initiated this series of virtual community conversations in order to discuss Rhode Island's recovery and future — especially given the expected arrival of significant federal stimulus funding.

Conversation on the Economy

May 6

Convened by Governor Dan McKee, the first in a series of virtual community conversations in order to discuss Rhode Island's recovery and future — especially given the expected arrival of significant federal stimulus funding.