ATLANTIC MEDIA AND ALLSTATE LAUNCH THE RENEWAL SERIES
IN DENVER ON MARCH 11, 2015
Series Explores How Americans Are Using Social Innovation To Confront Local Issues Resonating Across the Nation
Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Bill Basl, Director of AmeriCorps, to Keynote
DENVER and WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 05, 2015)—Denver has been chosen as a model for urban renewal and innovation by Atlantic Media and Allstate. The city will host the kick-off for The Renewal Series, the newest events platform from The Next Economy and The Heartland Monitor Poll series. Headlined by Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Director of AmeriCorps Bill Basl, the event will convene local and national start-ups, incubators, community groups and members of local and national government for a summit on how cities like Denver are taking innovative approaches to local issues resonating across the nation.
The event will also serve as the official launch of The Renewal Awards, a grant program furnished by Allstate that will spotlight and reward individuals and organizations whose projects and ideas are driving measurable change in their communities.
The Renewal Series: Denver will begin at 9 a.m. (MT) on March 11 at The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado. Press interested in attending the event should contact Jeff Cartwright at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-266-7405. A full lineup of speakers is below, and a full agenda will be released early next week.
EVENT DETAILS What : Atlantic Media and Allstate’s "The Renewal Series" featuring Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Director of AmeriCorps Bill Basl
When : Wednesday, Mar. 11, 9 a.m. - noon MT
Where: The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado | 1536 Wynkoop Street | Denver, CO 80202
The Honorable Michael Hancock, Mayor of Denver, Colorado
Clara Brenner, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Tumml
Tami Door, President and Chief Executive Officer, Downtown Denver Partnership, Inc.
Anna Ewing, Executive Director, Colorado Innovation Network
Stanley S. Litow, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs, and President, IBM International Foundation
The Honorable Cathy Noon, Mayor of Centennial, Colorado
John Parvensky, President, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Scott Warren, Co-Founder of Generation Citizen
Ron Brownstein, Editorial Director, Atlantic Media
Fawn Johnson, Correspondent, National Journal
Thomas Clarkson, President, West Territory, Allstate Insurance Company
About The Next Economy The Next Economy is based on a core idea: Even in the face of a political stalemate at the national level, our country has not lost its capacity for self-renewal. Founded in 2009, the program uses print, digital and live platforms to highlight how America is adapting to the changing economy, with a special focus on spotlighting local innovation driving progress in communities around the country. Combining editorial, events and the Heartland Monitor Poll, The Next Economy is available at NationalJournal.com/next-economy.
About Allstate Corporation The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer, protecting approximately 16 million households from life’s uncertainties through auto, home, life and other insurance offered through its Allstate, Esurance, Encompass and Answer Financial brand names. Allstate is widely known through the slogan “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate®.” The Allstate brand’s network of small businesses offers auto, home, life and retirement products and services to customers in the United States and Canada. In 2014, The Allstate Foundation, Allstate, its employees and agency owners gave $34 million to support local communities. Allstate employees and agency owners donated 200,000 hours of service across the country.