- A “quiet revolution” is transforming the work of regenerating cities, particularly in underinvested urban areas.
- The New York Times columnist David Brooks wants to build a national movement of social fabric “weavers.” Oakland’s already on the case.
ImpactAlpha, October 21 – Entrepreneurship drives economic renewal, but how can cities foster entrepreneurship? The folks at Revolution and The Rise of the Rest Fund have a suggestion: create a physical space. “The most successful emerging ecosystems recognize that scaling a startup requires network density — being in close, regular contact with other creators who
- “We want to be able to situate ourselves as much more of a mainstream influence,” says Foxworth of Common Future's network of local change makers.
- Building on its 18 years track record of local economy building, BALLE is rebranding as Common Future, with a focus on economic justice and shifting power.