Strong Towns Podcast
About This Show
A weekly conversation on the Strong Towns movement hosted by Charles Marohn. The podcast blends fiscal prudence with good urban design to highlight how America can financially strengthen its cities, towns and neighborhoods and, in the process, make them better places to live.You can support the podcast and become a member of Strong Towns atwww.StrongTowns.org.Read more »
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What does it mean to build a vibrant community?
6 days ago
Quint Studer is the founder of Pensacola, Florida's Studer Community Institute, a nonprofit organization focused on improving the community's quality of life and moving Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties forward. He is a businessman, visionary, entrepreneur and Strong Towns member. His new book is Building A Vibrant Community: How Citizen-Powered Change Is Reshaping America.In this engaging conversation, Chuck Marohn and Quint Studer discuss:What does it mean to be a vibrant community?How do leaders help communities get unstuck from a negative trajectory?Should we stop wasting time trying to appeal to and listen to the naysayers in our towns?How do you balance the need to take small, incremental steps with community desires to execute big visions and address big problems?How can we learn from other communities' successes without trying to copy exactly what they've done in our town?Why is downtown the best place to begin your community's revitalization efforts?What is the role of local government in guiding the future of a successful town?How important are wealthy community benefactors today?How can revitalization efforts benefit all residents, especially those in poorer neighborhoods?Read more »
Rated 5 out of
Do You Understand How Your Town Really Works?
Chuck Marohn is a civic visionary and his podcasts are a great way to see your own backyard with new eyes!
Date published: 2014-01-21