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Guest Speaker at Prairie Lakes Theater- William McPherson

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On June 26th @ 6:00pm please join William McPherson in the Prairie Lakes Theater.  He’s a visioned urban enthusiast speaker renowned for expertise in the transformative power of traditionally designed walkable neighborhoods.  With a passion for reshaping landscapes, McPherson stands at the forefront of advocating for human-centric urban planning that enhances both physical and emotional well-being.
As a Rollins College Master degreed Civic Planner specialist and TEDx speaker, he has reached over 130,000 online and on stage. McPherson passionately articulates the myriad benefits of traditionally designed walkable neighborhoods, emphasizing the critical role they play in reducing feelings of isolation. Having experienced isolation and depression of suburban sprawl, his insightful talks delve into the intricate relationship between urban design and community connections, showcasing how thoughtfully crafted spaces can foster a sense of belonging and unity.
Join McPherson on a journey toward healthier and happier neighborhoods.
William McPherson
TEDx Speaker, Urban Revivalist Speaker, Podcaster


June 26
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Prairie Lakes Theater
515 E. Thacker Street
Des Plaines, 60016
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