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CitiZen: a Zen approach to leadership development for our cities. There are still a few seats left for the 2016 program, May 12-15 in Spring Green, WI. Enroll now!
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Imagine having Aretha Franklin and Eartha Kitt together on stage talking with each other about music. That’s the equivalent of what happened when Seleta Reynolds, GM of Los Angeles’ Transit Department and Janette Sadik-Khan, the award winning former commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation sat together and talked about improving transportation for the future. This is part two in a series.

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Imagine having Aretha Franklin and Eartha Kitt together on stage talking with each other about music. That’s the equivalent of what happened when Seleta Reynolds, GM of Los Angeles’ Transit Department and Janette Sadik-Khan, the award winning former commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation sat together and talked about improving transportation for the future.

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A few years ago, I repositioned my company to work more on the future and

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Want to measure your community’s quality of life and compare it to others? These tools will help. Free with the Creative Commons license.

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Dear White People Script

Dear White People, we need to talk about our country’s racial disparities. I’m not talking about the data. Or whether we’re surprised by the data. We need to talk about our role in this. Forty years of shitty outcomes for Blacks and Latinos didn’t happen overnight. If you’re north of thirty years old and have lived in the United States as an adult, it’s happened on our watch. We share responsibility….

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What does Snowmageddon in Atlanta teach us?

America is a different country than it was when Henry Ford rolled out his first model T. We’re moving to cities. The next generation eschews the auto. And commutes are killing us. We have to admit that when it comes to transportation, the car may’ve been the wrong bet.

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If a child is born poor in your city, what’s the likelihood of her or him reaching the middle class or growing wealthy? Five drivers for social mobility…

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Change-makers like you, reader, are the reason we get outta bed every morning. Here are seven trends, hand-picked by us, that will inspire you…and help you in your change-makin’ efforts.

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Standing Ovation

Who’s inspiring cities? Take a look at our list.

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