You are cordially invited to attend the presentations of
Leadership Mobile Class of 2015 Projects
Thursday, June 4, 2015 – 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The History Museum of Mobile
111 South Royal Street, Mobile, AL 36602
9:00 – 9:45
To improve the quality of open space for everyone in the Greater Mobile area, Leadership Mobile’s first Downtown Redevelopment Group is forming a Downtown Parks Conservancy whose purpose is to restore, manage and enhance Mobile Downtown Parks, in partnership with the public and local government for the enjoyment of present & future generations.
10:00 – 10:45
A new entry in our program is this year’s Youth Entrepreneurship Group. The group will present their plans to create an engaging entry-level training program to be held at Williamson High School; to coordinate events to enhance participation in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy at ASMS; and to encourage and work with professionals in business, secondary & higher education to secure mentors to build an introductory entrepreneurship program.
11:00 – 11:45
The Leadership Mobile Health Group will focus on incorporating communal cooking projects into a local neighborhood with an existing community garden. The group will address the public health problems that contribute to unhealthy communities including the prevalence of food deserts, lack of information on healthy food preparation and lack of time for working families with an eye on sustainability for the project’s continuation.
1:45 – 2:30
In collaboration with the Mobile Area Education Foundation, the 2015 Leadership Mobile Education Project Team will embark on a project to identify and collect data from faith-based organizations, community-based organizations and non-profits on out-of-school opportunities provided to children in the City of Mobile. The data collected will serve as a means to identify and implement a strategy to help connect children with those opportunities.
2:45 – 3:30
The Environment Team will assist local communities and organizations by facilitating outreach meetings to gather data related to a comprehensive trail system for the City of Mobile. The trail will interconnect pedestrian, biking, canoeing and kayaking paths under one “brand” and will include a cohesive identification and signage scheme that promotes our trails system as a regional asset; connecting neighborhoods, communities and visitors to Mobile’s parks and abundant natural resources.
3:45 – 4:30
The 2009 The second Downtown Redevelopment Group has created a monitoring system called MyMOB- My Mobile Opinion Blog- which seeks the public’s input on issues affecting downtown on a monthly basis to create a sustainable positive instrument for improvement and potentially achieve a continuum of new ideas and community ownership. The information will be housed and utilized by One Mobile in an effort to help make downtown the best place to live, work and play.