Theme: Celebration Days
Big Idea: Great Lakes Citizenship Days

This idea proposes the creation of Great Lakes Citizenship Days, which emphasizes dissolving borders for a day.
The following networks and associated contributors were identified for this idea:

  • Political leaders (such as mayors and members of local government) – for the declaration of the citizenship days
  • Local organizations (such as industry and schools)
  • Research institution to collect data, stories and disseminate information

Establishing Great Lakes Citizenship Days begins by obtaining support from political and local leaders. After a successful pilot, a longer term strategy include may include expanding Great Lakes Citizenship Days into an annual event.

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