Thousands of rural communities throughout North America are experiencing protracted and significant population loss. The key to turning their fortunes around is to double down on local knowledge and the practice of “homemaking.”
Just as Philadelphia was a model for the urban revitalization that came in the wake of the old urban crisis, it now has the opportunity to be a national and global model for a more-inclusive prosperity.
Smaller cities and communities like Prince George must identify the industries that make them unique and contribute the most to local economic development, while continuing to invest in improving quality of place.
Denver’s new urban crisis will not solve itself. The city can forge a new path for inclusive innovation and growth and become a model for other cities around the country and the world to follow.
Texas’s cities present a major challenge, but they also represent an incredible opportunity for innovation that could have an impact that resonates far beyond its borders.