Fighting to Save Local Treasures

You’ve heard me say it before: in community development begin by looking back. That often means researching your community’s history using books, photographs, maps, etc. It’s a method of developing an understanding of the reasons your community developed in the first place. Sometimes, though, the past is looking you right in the eye. That’s the case on Music… Read More Fighting to Save Local Treasures

Beyond ‘Happy Memorial Day’

I would bet that a good number of these folks enlisted, and often laid down their lives, so that we would have the opportunity to live in good, strong, and healthy communities. We must not squander that opportunity. We must do what we can to preserve such communities where they exist and to create them where they do not. … Read More Beyond ‘Happy Memorial Day’