Posted by Chris Barr
Nearly three years ago we started funding prototypes as a way to make small bets on exploratory work that promises to create new pathways for information that is essential for communities. We’ve focused on providing funding for broad experimentation at this early stage, designing a program that asks small ...
July 2, 2014, 8:49 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad
July 2, 2014, 12:40 p.m., Posted by Morgan J. Bettes
Photo: Bradenton farmers' market. Credit: (cc) Cat Winterfox on Flickr.
Things to do this year: Transform Bradenton—or insert your city—into a vibrant area, attract and engage the millennial generation, connect the area’s physical and cultural assets, and the list goes on. Sound easy enough? Well, no, but as a 25-year-old professional I am more than eager to make a big difference in my small but forward-thinking community.
Representing Realize Bradenton at the “The Doable City” forum in the heart of downtown Chicago recently, my mind was steamrolling from Day One. Supported by Knight Foundation and hosted by 8-80 Cities, a nonprofit dedicated to transforming cities into vibrant places, the forum gathered civic innovators from 19 communities around the U.S. to discuss and share issues that we face in creating lively areas that engage residents.
July 2, 2014, 9:10 a.m., Posted by ylatimore
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