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27
7-27-2016

One Foundation’s Culture of Learning Enriches a Region

I was recently at a conference with a nationally-recognizable keynote speaker who I had heard a few times over the past few years. I looked forward to hearing new stories, ...

Jul
06
Culture of Learning

Does Your Learning Style Support a Culture of Learning?

A Culture of Learning is one of six Essential Practices in Active Living By Design (ALBD)’s Community Action Model. In order to create meaningful and sustained community change, ...

Mar
23
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A Fresh Model for Community-Driven Change

Active Living By Design is about to launch a fresh model for community-driven change to reflect the evolution of our field’s growth. It reminds me of how far we’ve come. Early ...

Jan
20
1-20-2016

Reducing Isolationism through Collaborative Networking

In 2016, I hope the news is filled with stories about connectivity. I don’t just mean more networks of sidewalks, bike lanes, trails and parks, or school gardens and local ...

Nov
12
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Growing Food and Planning Connections

Ten years ago, professional planners and nutritionists rarely sat at the same table, let alone shared a common vision. The recent release of the Growing Food Connections (GFC) Policy ...

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