Our Common Future Weekly Roundup – August 28

Each Monday through October 23, we’ll be sharing a weekly roundup of the latest news and stories from Our Common Future.

With eight weeks to go until changemakers from all over the country gather in Detroit this October 25-27, here are some of the past week’s highlights from the Our Common Future blog.

Discover Some Strategies for Shared Prosperity in Rural America

Urban and rural America are inextricably linked. Each feels the effects of economic development in the other. Here’s a preview of an Our Common Future breakout facilitated by Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth – APEG President and CEO John Molinaro. Then, don’t forget to check out our short Q&A with Molinaro.

Detroit Inside and Out: Eastern Market Tour

We’re very excited about the number of opportunities to get to know the city of Detroit this October at Our Common Future. One such Motor City mainstay we can’t wait to explore is Eastern Market.

Using Data & Storytelling to Achieve Impact with Government

Effective data sharing and storytelling has produced success in obtaining both private and public resources. Here’s a look at an opportunity to learn how the approach has worked on both coasts.

It Takes a Community (Foundation)

Whether you work in the community grantmaking space, or are just interested in emerging trends in place-based philanthropy, Our Common Future has an insightful session lined up with some of the leading foundation heads in the field of community grantmaking.

Visions for Our Common Future – August 27

Every Sunday, we collect some of the most timely and thought-provoking media we can find the visionaries that will be at Our Common Future for our weekly Visions newsletter. Check out this week’s, featuring The People’s Supper, Mee Moua, and Surabhi Pandit.

Types: Blog
Global Topics: Data, IS Board, IS Member, IS Staff, Leadership Development, Nonprofit Capital, Upswell