I have the privilege this week of attending the Hometown Summit, a new national conference focused on sharing lessons and best practices from small and mid-sized cities. The organizers describe it as a “convening and celebration of leaders in small … Continue reading
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Eastern Michigan University represents the largest employer in Ypsilanti, Michigan. However, because Ypsilanti has not been among the most appealing places to buy a home in Washtenaw County, several of the university’s employees live outside of the community. Recognizing this … Continue reading
I’ve had a firehose-drinking few weeks of thinking about how connected and automated driving could affect our communities. “Could” remains the operative word, at least for self-driving cars, since the buzz still outweighs the reality by a significant factor. Capital … Continue reading
March is Arts Advocacy Month, and Creative Many Michigan is encouraging people to help “create the spark” for arts. The organization is celebrating “the impact of arts and creativity in Michigan,” and highlighting the “critical importance of the arts, not … Continue reading