The concept of equity is founded in fairness, inclusivity and equal opportunity. But what does that mean in the context of planning our communities? Join We Plan CLE 2018 to find out.

We Plan CLE is a week-long series of events that focus on a different theme each year, but all promote collaboration, discussion and great ideas! This year’s event will kick off Monday Jun 11 and continue through Thursday Jun 14.

To be included in this year’s events and to make a difference in the community, visit

Here are the events for the We Plan CLE 2018 week:

Monday Jun 11

Climate Equity- Jane’s Walk at Detroit Shoreway neighborhood from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Visit for more information.


Tuesday Jun 12

Economic Equity- Jane’s Walk at Union Miles neighborhood from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Visit for more information.


Wednesday Jun 13

Urban Equity- Storyteller Night at Ariel International Center from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Visit for more information.


Thursday Jun 14

Social Equity- Keynote Speaker at City Club of Cleveland from 12 – 1:30 p.m. Visit for more information.


Don’t miss this year’s amazing events and help build awareness of the role equity plays in shaping our communities.

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.