Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents will have a chance to offer their opinions on the future of the region at a Community Growth Workshop scheduled Thursday evening in Charlotte.
The workshop is organized by the Centralina Council of Governments and the Catawba Regional Council of Governments.
Officials expect the 14-county Charlotte region to grow by 1.8 million people and 860,000 jobs by 2050. The goal of the workshop and the Connect Our Future initiative is to plan and change by local choice, not by chance.
Thursday’s event is designed to help people discuss where residents will need to work, live and play in the coming decades.
The workshop is open to all and will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Mahlon Adams Pavilion at Freedom Park, 2435 Cumberland Avenue.
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