Young Energetic Solutions (YES) is hosting a panel discussion at this year's SNEAPA Conference in Worcester, MA. The panel, which includes Windsor Deputy Mayor Dr. Jody Terranova, Farmington Town Planner Bill Warner, AICP, Spark Makerspace Board Member & Civic Entrepreneur Hannah Gant, Armsby Abbey (MA) owner Alec Lopez, and moderator Jason Vincent, AICP, Stonington Director of Planning, will discuss how cultivating civic engagement can help push the boundaries of economic development. The SNEAPA Conference is an annual
convening of the Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts chapters of the American Planning Association, and attracts hundreds of planners, landscape architects, engineers, academics, students and others each year. YES is a group that works to empower young people across Connecticut to create vibrant communities, and is co-chaired by CMSC's Christine Schilke and CIL's Diana Deng.