What makes a 'healthy' neighborhood? Attend the Fort Wayne Media Collaborative's upcoming panel

What makes a "healthy" neighborhood?

The Fort Wayne Media Collaborative is hosting its inaugural public event, a panel discussion on Healthy Neighborhoods, featuring local leaders and housing advocates.

The discussion will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St. #1. Refreshments will be provided.  

Panelists will discuss the elements of a healthy neighborhood, the challenges communities face in designing, building, and maintaining effective neighborhoods, and possible solutions to these challenges. 

Panelists include: Joshua Gale, Executive Director of Just Neighbors Interfaith Homeless Network, Fort Wayne City Councilwoman Sharon Tucker, and Rena Bradley, Neighborhood Planner and Activator for the City of Fort Wayne.  

About the Fort Wayne Media Collaborative
The Fort Wayne Media Collaborative was formed in 2021 to bring together local media outlets to address complex community challenges. Input Fort Wayne was one of its founding partners.

As a group, FWMC strives to transform the nature of local journalism by providing the community with greater access to solutions-oriented news that encourages civic engagement. The group’s current focus is affordable housing issues throughout the Northeast Indiana region.

FWMC is part of the Solutions Journalism Network and is currently in year one of grant funding from the Knight Foundation. In addition to Input, the Fort Wayne Media Collaborative is comprised of the following members: WANE-TV, WBOI-FM Public Radio, Fort Wayne Ink Spot, Fort Wayne Magazine, El Mexicano, Blacklight Media, Lofthouse Films, Purdue Fort Wayne, University of Saint Francis, Indiana Institute of Technology, and Allen County Public Library.