Sacramento – Next City

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 will meet in Sacramento, September 30 through October 3, 2019. Forty Vanguards from around the world will be selected in a competitive application process. Applications will open in May 2019. Vanguard was run by Next City and the host organization Center for Regional Change, a catalyst for innovative, collaborative, and action-oriented research. Find out why we chose Sacramento.

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