The Center for Regional Change is the local host for the Vanguard Conference, an international gathering which will take place for the first time in California Sep. 30 through Oct. 3 at various sites in the Sacramento region. Convened annually by the publication Next City, this conference brings together rising urban leaders working to improve cities across urban planning, community development, entrepreneurship, government, transportation, sustainability, design, art and media. Our CRC community is welcome to join us for presentations by the Vanguard Fellows at the Big Idea Challenge on Thu. Oct. 3 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Barn at 985 Riverfront Street in West Sacramento. Registration is free. RSVP here.