Archive for Sunday, January 21, 2001


January 21, 2001


  • 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.: Keynote address by Robert Putnam on "The Role of Civic Engagement in Creating Healthy Communities."
  • 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.: Question-and-answer session.


  • 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.: Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith, director of public health practice at Harvard University, speaks on "Public Health Strategies for Creating Healthy Communities Through Violence Prevention."
  • 8:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.: Question-and-answer session.
  • 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.: Peter Benson, president of the Search Institute in Minneapolis, Minn., speaks on "Community Assets: Building Blocks for a Health Community."
  • 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.: Question-and-answer session.
  • 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Panel discussion summarizing the summit and its implications for Douglas County.

All events are at the Lied Center of Kansas, 15th and Iowa streets. Free tickets are available in advance by calling 843-9192, online at, or at the door.

Persons needing transportation should call the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center at 843-9192.

The summit is sponsored by Bert Nash, Kansas University and the Hall Center for the Humanities.

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