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Urban Development

 

Social innovations that improve the health of cities

 
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Revitalizing Struggling American Cities

Living Cities is working with five US municipalities to develop an ecosystem for solving urban problems.

By Ben Hecht | 6 | Fall 2011
 
KaBOOM! How One
Man Built a Movement
to Save Play
Darell Hammond

Scaling Play

KaBOOM! How One Man Built a Movement to Save Play by Darell Hammond

Reviewed By Paul Connolly | Fall 2011
 
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Networking for Sustainable Transport

EMBARQ, a network of sustainable transportation experts, has grown quickly,
thanks to impressive fundraising and the design of a model program.

By Brandon Keim | Fall 2011
 
CLIMATOPOLIS:
How Our Cities
Will Thrive in the
Hotter Future
Matthew E. Kahn

Climate Speculations

CLIMATOPOLIS: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter Future by Matthew E. Kahn

Reviewed By James L. Sweeney | Winter 2011
 
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Here Comes the Neighborhood

A low-income Cleveland neighborhood works together to revitalize the community in an environmentally responsible way.

By Suzie Boss | Winter 2011
 
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Integrating Youth Services

Governmental agencies in Oakland, Calif., are collaborating to serve at-risk children better, with good results.

By Sam Scott | 1 | Winter 2011
 
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Putting More Fun into Play

In a new playground in Manhattan, "play associates" will encourage youthful creativity while reminding parents and nannies to take a giant step back.

By Suzie Boss | Fall 2009
 

Banking on Change

Express Credit Union reopens in Seattle to serve the unbanked, underbanked, and want-to-be-banked.

By Suzie Boss | Fall 2009
 
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Outrun the Recession

The seven healthy habits of nonprofits most likely to survive the economic downturn.

By Alan Tuck, Don Howard & William Foster | 6 | Winter 2010
 
WHOLE EARTH
DISCIPLINE:
An Ecopragmatist
Manifesto
Stewart Brand

An Environmental Provocateur

Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto by Stewart Brand

Reviewed By Denis Hayes | Winter 2010