Fisher, Christine; Reijm, Heidi
September 2010
Next American City;Fall2010, Issue 28, p51
The article features potential urban leaders in New Orleans, Louisiana and Detroit, Michigan who are taking innovative approaches to make their cities better. It is stated that the Kids Rethink New Orleans group recommends involving students in school safety, food service and teacher evaluation and that animator Jenga Mwendo has organized a garden committee which restored an overgrown park in New Orleans. The Broken City Lab collaborative reportedly invited creative practitioners to do projects inside a vacant store in Detroit to generate possibilities.


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