Wisconsin communities tell their stories

More than 25 Wisconsin communities have declared themselves to be “ecomunicipalities”, embracing sustainability principles intended to guide them to make decisions which build community, provide for people’s needs, and at the same time, safeguard the natural systems on which we depend. At the level of city, county and region, people have come together to talk about the […]

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DYNAMO Communities

During the introductory session of the Sustainable Sweden Tour last August, Torbjörn Lahti shared a perspective for framing different roles municipalities play: authority, service agency, dynamo.

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Moving from steel to meals

…the town inhabitants watched as their steel mill was dismantled, piece by piece, to be shipped to China. Loss of the mill started a massive exodus.
The community started a conversation about their future which involved all sectors: elected, business, schools, youth, public entities. But how to move this forward?

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