August 8, 2013
Projects that have the greatest impact are those that reflect your town’s vision and values. On a recent CommunityMatters conference call, Peter Flinker and Dave Hohenschau shared great tips for how to identify community values and work them into a project vision.
July 18, 2013
Discovering values and vision isn’t just about decision-making. Knowing what your community is (and is not) is also critical to economic vibrancy. Join us for a discussion of community vision & values on Thursday, July 25th.
July 10, 2013
Have you ever been part of an ambitious planning process or event and later wondered, “What, if anything, came of all that?” For those who participated in Blairsville’s 2006 Your Town Workshop, the news is good. Because the answer to that question is: quite a lot!
June 12, 2013
The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design has announced four organizations selected to host design workshops in rural communities in Florida, Kentucky, New York, and Texas.
June 6, 2013
The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) will be co-hosting three monthly capacity-building conference calls over the course of the summer. Part of the ongoing CommunityMatters conference call series, these calls are designed to help any community working on a design or planning project get the skills they need to succeed, as well as the inspiration to get started.