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How to Become More Attached to Your City

How to Become More Attached to Your City

Want to feel a deeper attachment to the neighborhood you call home? Here are six action items guaranteed to connect you with neighbors and inspire creative ways to leverage your resources for the common good.

Heat Islands and Our Health

Heat Islands and Our Health

The poorest neighborhoods also tend to be the warmest. That’s according to a fascinating study of the 97 largest American cities. Here’s why extreme heat is more likely to affect the poor and what communities can start to do about it.

7 Rules for Creating "15-Minute Neighborhoods"

7 Rules for Creating "15-Minute Neighborhoods"

We hear it everywhere we go: people want, and cherish, the kind of complete neighborhood where you can meet most of your daily needs within a 15-minute walk. What will it take to create more such places in North American cities and towns?

Three Shifts Toward Neighborliness

Three Shifts Toward Neighborliness

Reclaiming the art of neighboring may be the closest thing we have to a solution for the social isolation, the political polarization, and the superficial relationships that plague our neighborhoods. To make our communities stronger and more connected, here are three shifts we all need to make.