A month after the Columbine tragedy in Littleton, Colorado, I was invited to address 300 civic leaders in Denver on how they could mark the millennium. Here is the speech I gave, a good illustration of the kind of work I did with cities from 1998 to 2000 as a millennial consultant.
From 1997-1998, I was the lead developer of the Mayor’s Springs 2000 Commission in Colorado Springs. Starting in 1999 the Commission met every 6 weeks through 2000, and called forth nearly 100 different community improvement projects and special events to mark the millennium.
I wrote the Year 2000 FAQ back in 1995 to brief cities, communities and alliances on how the public was planning to mark the arrival of the Millennium.
Trace the History of Talk 2000 People have been talking about the year 2000 long before the Talk 2000 forum was launched. This essay introduces five key conversation threads about the millennial year, which have kept people talking about 2000 for the past 30 years. Threshold 2000 Trends 2000 Agenda 2000 Renewal 2000 Jubilee 2000 Threshold 2000 […]
From 1995 to 1999, I edited the leading turn of the millennium bulletin for civic leaders, academics and consultants called “Let’s Talk 2000.” Here are the monthly archives.
In 1994 I wrote “The Star of 2000” that called the church to celebrate the millennium as Jesus’ 2,000th jubilee. Here was a website I used to promote Holy Land 2000.
Agenda 21, was the global plan adopted by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development on 14 June 1992. Here is the conference statement, press release and evaluation, two years later.
An appreciation of the environment, culture, and history as global systems is redefining millennialism from a religious fringe obsession to an intriguing new interdisciplinary theme.
Take the year 2000 tour in this FAQ on celebrating the bimillennial.
You’re invited to the bash for the new millennium. Its fun, its a little frightening–and its starting now.