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Gather your neighbors and start your own Strong Towns action group

From www.strongtowns.org

How I stopped being frustrated by my city and started working to improve
it, with the help of my neighbors.
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Civic Tech Cities: researching US government inhouse technologies / mySociety

From www.mysociety.org

mySociety is a not-for-profit social enterprise that exists to invent and popularise websites and apps that enable citizens around the world to exert power over institutions and decision makers.
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Envisioning What We Can Do Together in NCDD

From ncdd.org

The NCDD network has been finding new ways to address the deep divisions in our world. Most recently, following the 2016 Presidential election, we’ve found our work to be more critical than ever. O…
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Top 20 Active Transportation Websites of 2017: Highlighting the Top 10

From theglobalgrid.org

Hyperlocal urbanist news from around the world. Featuring jobs and articles on architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture, and engineering.
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A Mayor's Guide to Public Life! - Gehl Institute

From gehlinstitute.org

Gehl Institute is thrilled to announce the release of A Mayor’s Guide to Public Life, with support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. There are few greater legacies a mayor can leave behind than investing in public life: the everyday social life of streets, parks and plazas, and spaces between buildings. When …
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City Leaders – Here’s Why the Better Buildings Summit Should Be on Your Calendar

From citiesspeak.org

More than 900 participants at the Department of Energy's 2017 Better Buildings Summit will share proven approaches to cutting energy use in their buildings over the next 10 years. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is hosting the Better Buildings Summit May 15–17 in Washington, D.C. The Better Buildings Summit is a national meeting where…
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Smart Mobility Summit 2017

From smart.labcities.com

** Enjoy a 20% DISCOUNT to attend this event with the exclusive promo code: SMS17LC **

Smart Mobility Summit is a unique event that focuses on the transformational technologies and business models that are currently revolutionising our industry. Next generation mobile technologies, smart cities and the Internet of Things (IoT) offer potentially massive opportunities, but significant challenges too. Our event brings together the entire spectrum of stakeholders to not only inform and educate,
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Artwork for Equality & Equity: A Poster & Postcard Campaign

From www.kickstarter.com

Creative Reaction Lab is raising funds for Artwork for Equality & Equity: A Poster & Postcard Campaign on Kickstarter!

Artwork for Equity is a poster and postcard campaign promoting inclusion, equity, liberation, and justice for all races.
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Untangle Local Politics and Elections at Code for Philly's Civic Engagement Launchpad

From www.phila3-0.org

Philly's hyperlocal elections can be hard to follow, but two civic hacking projects could help pull back the curtain. Come to Code for Philly's Civic Engagement Launchpad kick-off this Friday to help out.
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Games for Cities Conference

From www.urenio.org

How can games improve the process of urban planning? That’s the central question at the upcoming Games for Cities International Conference, taking place in
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2017 Great Places in America: Suggest Your Favorite Place

From www.infrastructureusa.org

Nominations are now being accepted through May 10 for 2017's Great Streets, Great Neighborhoods, and Great Public Spaces. APA will recognize this year's Great
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WELL Community Standard Taking Shape

From www.wellcertified.com

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is a public benefit corporation whose mission is to improve human health and well-being in buildings and communities across the world through its WELL Building Standard (WELL).
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“The Role of Public Health in Complete Streets” webinar recap | Smart Growth America

From smartgrowthamerica.org

Last week we hosted the first webinar of our new series, Implementation & Equity 201: The Path Forward to Complete Streets. Together with Voices for Healthy Kids and the American Public Health Association, we explored “The Role of Public Health in Complete Streets”. Watch the full video recording of the webinar above, or download the … Continued
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Welcome 2017 Code for America fellows and government partners - Code for America

From www.codeforamerica.org

We are excited to introduce the 2017 fellows and the government partners changing how they deliver key services.
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Good Governance Through Better Engagement Strategy

From www.publicagenda.org

A workshop that goes beyond satisfying requirements for two-way communication in order to develop sustainable, good government practices.
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Call for proposals on Anticipating Climate Hazards & Building Climate Resilience

From www.cakex.org

The United Nations Secretary-General's Climate Resilience Initiative- Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape (A2R), in collaboration with the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence's Climate CoLab are calling for a wide range of innovative and practical solutions – on the local, national and international levels – that can help strengthen early warning and early action in vulnerable communities around the world. A2R is a global, multi-stakeholder initiative accelerating action on the ground to enhance climate resilience of the most vulnerable countries and people by 2020. Win a chance to present your work before the A2R Initiative Leadership team-- some of the world's leading experts in climate change adaptation.
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