Blog Archives

Pushing Aside the Rural-Urban Divide

By Allen Smart on April 24th, 2019

The heightened state of distrust between urban and rural communities has made it more difficult to recognize that there is an inherent interdependence between them. Philanthropy is uniquely positioned to offer an intentional approach to rural inclusion, as well as a new rural–urban narrative, that doesn’t increase division.

The Planning Sector Has an Inequity Problem

By Risa Wilkerson on April 18th, 2019

Three planners we spoke with believe that, while recent efforts to increase diversity and inclusion are important, the planning profession must do significant work to fully address the complexity of equity.

Insights from the Intersection of Planning and Public Health

By Sarah Strunk on April 11th, 2019

Three multi-sector professionals share what they’ve learned from more than a decade of working across silos