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About Strong Towns

We're thrilled that you're interested in bringing the Strong Towns message to your community. If you're still familiarizing yourself with our work, check out these resources:

  • Our About page is a great place to start learning the basics of the Strong Towns approach to building more financially resilient communities, and our unique strategy to make our vision the default in cities and towns across North America.

  • Want to dig a little deeper? Visit our Newcomers page to find a one-stop shop for the most essential Strong Towns reading and viewing.

  • Read our core principles and our mission statement.

  • Peruse success stories from citizens who have been inspired by our events and content to make change in their communities.

Testimonials From Previous Events


Presentation Options

Click on the images below to learn more about each presentation option and see examples of these presentations from past events.


The Curbside Chat

Our premier Strong Towns presentation


Transportation in the Next American City

Getting the best return on your investments

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Infrastructure Crisis

A Strong Towns approach to the national infrastructure conversation


Neighborhoods First

How small neighborhood investments can transform your city

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Walking Tour

Learn how Strong Towns thinking can help you see your neighborhood differently


Gross Negligence

How dangerous street design makes tragedy inevitable


Growth from the Bottom Up

How to make economic development a community endeavor


Interactive Workshops

Apply Strong Towns principles to solve problems in your own community

Speaker Options


Charles Marohn is available to present:

  • The Curbside Chat

  • Transportation in the Next American City

  • The Infrastructure Crisis

  • Neighborhoods First

  • Walking Tours

  • Gross Negligence


John Reuter is available to present:

  • The Curbside Chat

  • Walking Tours

  • (Coming Soon!) Growth from the Bottom Up

  • (Coming Soon!) Interactive Workshops for Small and Large Groups

Event Planning and Support

  • Format: A Strong Towns event can take a variety of formats including: large lecture, small meetings, and/or walking tours. (See our different presentation options below.)

  • Marketing: We help advertise your event by connecting you to media materials such as sample press releases, photos, and logos. We also share your event with our well connected member network and far-reaching social media outlets.

  • Funding: Here’s some general advice for funding your Strong Towns event, and we’re also happy to talk with you about your specific situation.

Ready to book your event?

 Just click the button below to get started planning your event with our Pathfinder, Michelle Erfurt.