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Author Archives: Dan Gilmartin
Could crowdfunding be the wave of the future in Michigan’s communities? We think the answer is yes. Crowdfunding, in essence, takes the tools of Wall Street to the local level in a way in which everyone can use and benefit. … Continue reading
So, this is brilliant. And simple. Below is the Strong Towns Strength Test . From the blog… “We understand that cities are complex, adaptable systems that defy easy or precise measurement, so we asked ourselves: are there simple observations we … Continue reading
Communities are a lot like people. They come in all shapes and sizes. Some are healthy and wealthy; others are struggling just to stay alive. Also—just like people—bigger isn’t always better. Yuri Gagarin, the first person to travel in space, … Continue reading
Below is an excerpt from the new book Economics of Place: The Art of Building Great Communities: Why Placemaking? Placemaking, at its core, is a response. It follows in the long tradition of humanist reactions to systems that come to … Continue reading
Sarah Craft, one of my talented colleagues (I am fortunate to have many), recently authored a best practices guide for effective Citizen Engagement. Sarah came to the League from the acclaimed Detroit Soup. She works with community and civic leaders … Continue reading