The last Island Plan forum on a specific topic will examine the challenges the Vineyard society faces today.

The social environment forum will be held on Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m. in the Tisbury Senior Center. The forum is free and open to the public.

A panel will include Laurie Halt, assistant superintendent, Martha’s Vineyard public schools; Francine Kelly, executive director, Featherstone Center for the Arts; Sarah Kuh program director, Vineyard Health Care Access; and Linda Sibley, Island Plan steering committee.

The social environment discussion paper can be downloaded from the Island Plan Web site ( or can be obtained by calling the Martha’s Vineyard Commission at 508-693-3453.