Deregulation Efforts Overseas – Uber vs. Taxi, Part III

Have there been any differences with the deregulation experience between the United States and European countries?

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Changing the Narrative is Key Lesson of Chester-DC Peer Exchange

The Chester Cultural Corridor is a new innovative vision that integrates design, economic development, civic engagement and the arts to bring residents and visitors together. What can the leaders of this vision learn from the creative economy efforts of Washington, DC?

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The Space Between: Ruin Pubs in the Hungarian Capital

In a city that takes it transportation seriously, where the escalator moves so fast that novices might consider wearing a helmet, I can’t say I was surprised to learn that vacant buildings and lots were being used in creative and innovative ways. Efficiency seems to be the name of the game in Budapest.

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Philanthropic Engagement in Memphis, TN: the VISTA Perspective

How can Memphis’ VISTAs better engage with the local and national philanthropic community?

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Philanthropic Engagement in Memphis, TN

Last month, Memphis-area leaders from local foundations, city government, non-profit organizations, and private sector companies were joined by national experts for peer-to-peer learning, sharing and strategizing during the Philanthropic Engagement Network Peer Exchange.

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Public-Private Partnerships for Innovation, Education, and Creativity: A Case Study of the RDM Campus

On July 18, the Urban and Regional Policy Program of the German Marshall Fund of the United States hosted Gabrielle Muris, director at the RDM (Research, Design, Manufacturing) Campus, in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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The Transformational Impact of Community Centered Design

In a series of interactive workshops and discussions held throughout the SC2 National Network Workshop, Context Partners walked the fellows and their delegations through the firm’s Community Centered Design (CCD) process, which offers implementable methods they can use to directly impact the community driven work they do.

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Q&A: Chris Alvarado, SC2 Fellow, City of Cleveland

Alvarado on vacant land, the SC2 network, and the common experiences of the SC2 pilot cities.

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Q&A: Gretchen Moore, SC2 Fellow, City of Fresno

Moore on Fresno, local leadership development, and the SC2 network.

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Q&A: Douglas Scarboro, Executive Director of Talent and Human Capital, City of Memphis

Scarboro on talent and human capital in Memphis and on the local impacts of the SC2 Fellowship Program.

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