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Your Town Alabama 2017

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2017 Your Town Registration Opens April 3, 2017!

Dear Small Town Community Leader: April 3, 2017 The 2017 Your Town Alabama Workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, August 30 – Friday, September 1, 2017 at Camp McDowell, located near Nauvoo, AL, in Walker County. This letter includes essential information and application instructions for this year’s annual workshop, Your Town Alabama’s 19th year anniversary. The […]

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Creative Placemaking throughout the United States.

PRESS CONTACT: Victoria Hutter, hutterv@arts.gov, 202-682-5692 PROGRAM CONTACT: Katryna Carter, carterk@arts.gov, 202-682-5047 How to Do Creative Placemaking New Book and December 6 National Convening Explore Creative Placemaking Event to be Livestreamed. Follow conversations at #creativeplace Washington, DC— In its ongoing commitment to producing resources for community engagement with the arts, the National Endowment for the […]

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Your Town Alabama 2016

What a great workshop!!! Thanks to all the staff and volunteers and to the 2016 participants for making it another wonderful year! Download the Press Release Here Found out who has been to Your Town in year’s past here.   Download the group photo here in full size.  

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Your Town Alabama 2016 Registration Opens April 1

Do you know someone who should attend a Your Town Alabama Workshop? Have you always intended to come but never made the time? Now’s your chance! Registration opens on April 1, 2016. Register early to make sure that there is a space for you and help take YOUR community into the future! Learn more here.

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Your Town 2015

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Urbanist Jeff Speck’s TED Talk

How do we solve the problem of the suburbs? Urbanist Jeff Speck shows how we can free ourselves from dependence on the car — which he calls “a gas-belching, time-wasting, life-threatening prosthetic device” — by making our cities more walkable and more pleasant for more people.  

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Your Town 2014 Photo Gallery

See photos from the 2014 Your Town Alabama Workshop!

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