28
Sep
2014
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What people want in their city

What makes a community a desirable place to live? What makes people happy to live where they live? What attaches a person to his or her city? The Gallup organization and the Knight Foundation launched the Knight Soul of the Community[1] project in 2008 with these questions in mind. They interviewed nearly 43,000 people in...
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28
Sep
2014
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City transformation as a platform

Maybe you’ve heard the term “platform” thrown around lately. You politely nod your head and mutter, “yea…platform….that’s where it’s at.” But what exactly is a platform? Michael Hyatt says that a platform, at its simplest definition is “a place to stand to be seen or heard.” He goes on to say that the purpose of a platform is to...
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22
Jun
2014
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How tables builds community

Last Saturday Liz, and four friends from work went to TEDx MileHigh. Of course it was a great event but the thing that got the lion’s share of my attention was something called Public Coffee.  Public Coffee defines itself as follows: “Public Coffee is a mobile coffee shop. It visits various neighborhoods throughout Denver to...
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