IDEA Conference

Header image with participants from 2020 putting tacks on a map

When? Saturday, March 5, 2022 | 9 am – 3:30 pm
Where? Student Center, Second Floor Ballroom
Cost? As always, it’s FREE!

We will be taking proposals for speakers starting on November 15th. For more information, please email Krista at

Two participants shaking hands

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2021 conference a great success!

The Muncie Action Plan, Shafer Leadership Academy and Building Better Neighborhoods are partnering once again to support the development of neighborhood leaders.

For the last five years 130 citizens have gathered each March for the Neighborhood IDEA Conference. (Read the Muncie Journal article about the 2021 conference)

The 2021 Conference was streamed live! See the footage here:


Contact Krista Flynn, BSU Office of Community Engagement at

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