A VISION 2022 INITIATIVE
During 2016-17, dozens of people participated in a private, citizen-led effort to prioritize ideas to propel Joplin's growth by 2022. On May 15, 2017, the six Vision 2022 Committees (Governance, Quality of Life, Healthy Living/Wellness, Positive Marketing & Branding, Job Growth, and Education) presented 25 recommendations to Joplin's City Council.
Among these was a resolution of support from the Quality of Life Committee to develop a Children's Discovery Center as a new destination anchor.
A full report and details of the initiative can be found here:
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