The Festival Forums
“Actions Speak Louder,” our response to the July 7, 2016 ambush, informs all aspects of the 2017 Dallas Festival of Ideas, including the community forums from November 2016-March 2017, which focus on issues of social equity from five different perspectives. The forum schedule is:
The Physical City Forum took place on November 15, 2016. Learn more about the event and the conversation on this page.
The Healthy City Forum took place Wednesday evening, December 7, 2016. Learn more about the event and the conversation on this page.
The Educated City Forum took place on January 24, 2017 at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Learn more about the event and the conversation on this page.
The Cultural City Forum took place on February 21, 2017 at the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. View the details on this page.
The Entrepreneurial City Forum is scheduled for March 21, 2017 at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center. View the details on this page.
All of the forums lead up to and culminate in the Dallas Festival of Ideas on April 29th, 2017 in concert with the Dallas Public Library’s Annual Book Festival. Other major events, such as the Dallas Institute’s annual MLK Symposium January 16, 2017, reflect the concerns of “Actions Speak Louder.”