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In San Diego, Two Different Paths to Change

Colina Park is a polyglot of immigrant groups with little organizational structure. Greater Logan Heights is mostly Latino  and has plenty of organizations, but not much cooperation. Both places are turning plans into action.

How It Happens: Planning into Implementation

How do you turn plans into reality and move people into implementation? Listen in as practitioners from Woonsocket and West Indianapolis tell what they learned along the way.

How to Eat an Elephant? One Bite at a Time

It's one thing to develop a quality-of-life plan, but how do you move that big list of projects from concept to reality? Joel Bookman offers some tips.

'If You Change Relationships, You Change Reality'

A key step in changing any neighborhood is engagement of the people who live and work there. Jim Capraro, who did such work for 35 years in his Southwest Side neighborhoods and elsewhere, offers a step-by-step approach to building strong relationships.

A Quality-of-Life "Movement" in Duluth

Sixth Avenue East – with its four lanes of traffic barreling up and down an 800-foot bluff – has long been a dividing line in the city of Duluth. But come September 18, Sixth Avenue will serve a new function – as a unifier. That's one of many results of a series of planning processes in five neighborhoods in the city of 85,000.

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