Tools & Insights

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Find our latest tools and insights, including webinars, toolkits, research, blog posts, and more.

Develop the skills your team of local leaders needs to effectively plan for growth and change in your community.

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  • Leadership

Why the best trick-or-treating neighborhoods make the best kind of neighborhoods any time of year.

  • Housing
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  • Land Use

Three communities incorporate strategies for greater engagement with the higher education institutions that call them home.

  • Placemaking
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  • Projects & Programs

Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler of The Equity Project, LLC discusses equitable community planning and how to navigate it within our current systems.

  • Leadership

An eye-opening take on dollar stores and their impacts on local economies.

  • Economy

Community engagement is a huge contributor to project success. Three locals share the value of being part of Grand Junction, Colorado's Vibrant Together project.

  • Civic Health
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  • Community
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  • Leadership

Like many Colorado towns, the city of Durango struggles with affordable housing. However, an ADU policy and code update has diversified and increased their housing options.

  • Housing

Cities and towns can use these principles to temper parking debates, facilitate implementation of technical solutions, and improve public perceptions of municipal government.

  • Transportation

Guest writer Caitlyn Love from Downtown Grand Junction, Colorado, shares the importance of design and branding when attracting the community to public transportation.

  • Transportation

Community Builders trainings are the ideal entry point for communities that recognize an issue but don't yet know what to do about it.

  • Civic Health
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  • Leadership
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  • Projects & Programs

The Building Better Places training is designed for communities that are dealing with strong growth pressures and the challenges and opportunities that come along with it.

  • Civic Health
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  • Leadership
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  • Projects & Programs

A Conversation with Jen Taylor, Embracing Outdoor Recreation and Community Involvement

By Taylor Kidd
 

  • Leadership