Your voice. Your vision.

By 2050, Mecklenburg County’s population is predicted to increase by more than 1 million residents, doubling the number of people who call the county their home. Livable Meck is dedicated to bringing people together to enhance the quality of life across our community.

2017 Livable Meck Progress Report
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In 2013 and 2014, more than 2,000 community voices came together to form a unified vision for Mecklenburg County’s future. Now, local governments, non-profits and businesses are partnering to transform that vision into action that makes a difference in the lives of those who live here.

Navigate this site to discover the strategies and actions our community is undertaking. You also can explore the plans and programs that are shaping our neighborhoods. And, most important, you can have your voice heard by providing your feedback and perspective.

STEP 1: Putting stratagies in place

More than 130 private, non-profit and government community partners are coming together to make the community's vision for Mecklenburg County a reality. Based on their respective missions, expertise and influence, partner organizations are participating in nine issue-focused think tanks, where they will identify opportunities for collaborative action.

Defining your vision

STEP 2: Collaboration and plans of action

Based on their respective missions, expertise and influence, partner organizations are participating in 10 issue-focused think tanks where they will identify opporunities for collaborative action.

Implementing your vision