The Power of Thinking Fresh, Vibrant, and Unexpected Thoughts

Tuesday, March 7 | 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm

When Mayor Tony Yarber began his first term in Jackson, Mississippi, he faced economic, social justice, education, and other major challenges, with a budget that couldn't possibly address them all. Mayor Yarber decided some very fresh thinking would be required to come up with a plan. What did he do? He hired bright, young minds and let them tackle some of the city's toughest issues. And, it worked. Listen as Mayor Yarber explains why new voices must be heard in order for the best ideas to emerge. You won't want to miss Yarber's empowering, inspiring speaking style.


Tony Yarber

Mayor, Jackson, MS