How to Build a Better Block, a Webinar for Planners, Advocates and Consultants


So you have been pondering the idea of doing a Better Block, but you are not sure where to get started. Better Blocks should take no longer than two months to execute, so you still have time to make one happen this summer. Sign-up for this webinar if you are considering one and need a boast to get going or if you have started the process and need some best practice advise. 

  • What are the fundamental elements for making a Better Block successful?
  • How do I reduce liability and ensure government acceptance of the event?
  • How do I promote my event and get the word out.
  • How do I keep the momentum after the Better Block and influence long-term changes?

May 4, 2011 10:00 am to 12:00 noon Central


  • Amy Cowan, Communications Manager, Cowan Roberts LLP, Go Oak Cliff, Dallas, TX
    Amy will show how to partner your better block with an existing event to dramatically increase exposure and success.
  • Jason Roberts, Creative Manager, Cowan Robert LLP, Bike Friendly Oak Cliff, Dallas, TX
    Jason will present the Better Block history and evolution as a motivator to organize a nationwide effort for revitalizing blighted areas.
  • Andrew Howard, A.I.C.P., Project Manager, Andrew Howard LLC, The StreetSpace Collaborative, Dallas, TX
    Andrew will provide the perspective of the planning consultant working with communities in blighted areas.

Technical Details
You will need internet access, a web browser and FLASH. Following purchase you will receive login details by e-mail.

$25 Non Profit

$35 Government

$45 Consultant


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  1. Gary

    – Bev- these are gorgeous iegams and I know they are priceless. You’re such a warm and loving soul- they are lucky to have you, whether it’s behind the lens, behind the stethoscope or just behind them, period. You’re the best. Love you and will be thinking about Candy and her family.

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