Next City Vanguard Conference

The Vanguard conference is an experiential urban leadership gathering of rising urban leaders working to improve cities across sectors, including urban planning, community development, entrepreneurship, government, transportation, sustainability, design, art and media.


Next City’s gathering of rising urban leaders met in Newark, June 26 through 29, 2019. Forty Vanguard applicants from the New York Metropolitan Area were chosen to attend. Vanguard is run by Next City and the host organization The Newark Alliance, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the ongoing economic revitalization of Newark. Find out why we chose Newark.


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