Archive | September, 2015

Community Planning right here, in your own backyard!

Effective community development planning takes a comprehensive approach to meeting community needs. It is an approach that recognizes the relationships involving economic, physical and social development and growth. Community development is linked to empowerment and to valuing diversity of cultures. This rings true whether you are talking about planning in materially underdeveloped communities in the […]

Never Forget. Patriot Day!

We are reminded quite frequently of the events that occurred on “Nine-Eleven.” Most of us can still describe exactly where we were and what we were doing when the Twin Towers underwent a catastrophic terrorist attack affecting all Americans in 2001. While the horrific events took place on U.S. soil – the grief and mass […]