Neighborhood Summit

The City of Mesquite Office of Neighborhood Vitality held its inaugural Neighborhood Summit: Building Stronger Neighborhoods on Saturday, February 16, at the Mesquite Independent School District Professional Development Center, 2600 Motley Drive. 


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Event Information

This free and public event will provide attendees with the tools and information to conduct neighborhood meetings, recruit volunteers and network with their neighbors to improve neighborhood vitality and engagement. A continental breakfast will also be provided. For questions or more information, contact Yolanda Wilson, Manager of Neighborhood Vitality, at 972-216-6473 or [email protected] 

Event Schedule 

A free continental breakfast will be served beginning at 8:15 a.m. The program will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. A door prize will be drawn at the end of the program.

Event Location

The 2018 Neighborhood Summit will be held at the Mesquite Independent School District (MISD) Professional Development Center, located at 2600 Motley Drive. 

Enter the parking lot from Motley Drive. Enter the building through the front doors and proceed to the MISD Vision Room where the Opening Session of the Summit will be held. Please reference adjacent map for locations for breakout sessions to be held in both the Leadership and Vision Rooms.


Event Registration

Attendees are requested to register for the event by 5 p.m. on February 8. Please complete the online Neighborhood Summit Registration Form to register.

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Jim Mustain

Keynote Speaker

Jim Mustain is the founder and Executive Director of Loving Community a Denton County 501(c)(3) public charity. The organization's mission is rooted in being good neighbors by connecting people into relationships and serving the needs of the community. Loving Community was recognized in 2016 for their  impact, being selected the Nonprofit of the Year in the Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village communities.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Liberty University and a Certified Manager of Community Associations designation from CAMICB, the Community Association Managers International Certification Board.

Jim frequently speaks and consults with nonprofits, civic groups, schools, and churches on strategies to better engage their communities. Loving Community presents a monthly award to a citizen or organization, the Good Neighbor Award exemplifying the awards spirit of, "Good Neighbor. Better Community. Best World."