2020 Neighborhood Summit


Thank you to everyone who attended the 2020 Neighborhood Summit. For a recap and to view the presentations from the event, visit https://www.cityofmesquite.com/3292/Neighborhood-Summit-Presentations.

We look forward to seeing you again next year.

The City of Mesquite’s Office of Neighborhood Vitality will hosted the Third Annual Neighborhood Summit on Saturday, February 22, 2020. This theme was “Rollin’ Out The Resources” and all Mesquite residents had the opportunity to network with their neighbors and city staff. The free summit featured guest speakers and more to educate and provide helpful tips for coordinating neighborhood groups.

Third Annual Neighborhood Summit
Dr. Janet Johnson - Neighborhood Summit keynote speaker 2020

2020 Neighborhood Summit Keynote Speaker - Dr. Janet Johnson

Dr. Janet Johnson brings over 20 years of experience in media and strategic communications. Her research passion is media in the political process, especially how social media is changing political rhetoric. Through her research, she seeks to provide professional communicators with a deeper understanding of how effective and powerful new media is to our political and media climate. Dr. Johnson graduated with a Ph.D. from Texas Woman’s University and a Master of Arts in Journalism from The University of North Texas. Her B.A. is in Broadcast Communication from The University of Texas at Arlington.

For more information contact Yolanda Wilson at ywilson@cityofmesquite.com or 972-216-6473.