Tag: infrastructure

Podcast: The Poisoned City with Anna Clark

Anna Clark Author and Journalist The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy Bio | Twitter The author of a new book on the Flint water crisis joined the podcast to talk about what happened. Anna Clark, the author of “The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy,” shared her perspective … Continued

The Downside of Domino’s

Morning Buzz by Andy Kuhn What I’m listening to –  Happy Hour by Weezer What I’m watching – I have been re-watching Entourage, not sure why? I miss LA probably What I’m reading – Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain TL:DR – The free rider problem is real, and may be worse in recessed communities. The … Continued

Podcast: City Manager Troy Schulte, Kansas City, Missouri

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Flint: A Lesson in Government Failure

With criminal charges for three government officials announced this week, this timely post was written by guest writer, Katherine Shor, who is the Food System Finance Program Assistant at Self-Help and the Organizing Intern at Food & Water Watch North Carolina. She earned her BA in Public Policy at UNC-Chapel Hill and is passionate about environmental justice. By: Katherine … Continued

#WeBuiltThisCity: The Story of the Massari Makeover

#WeBuiltThisCity contrbutor Cheryl Hughes continues ELGL’s look at the growing infrastructure crisis in local governments by highlighting the impact of grassroots engagement on Palmdale, CA parks.  Despite a reduction in city resources, the City of Palmdale, CA has managed to addressed aging infrastructure. Since 2013, community participation has played a major role in their approach. The Massari Makeover, in 2013, was our largest … Continued

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