The Arras Foundation in Lancaster, South Carolina, is using resident input and data to empower whole-of-region progress.
With community partnerships and resident input, the small South Carolina town is writing its next chapter.
Deb and Jim Fallows explore the ongoing story of Our Towns with Andrew McKeever on Greater Northshire Access Television's ‘The News Project: In Studio’.
Our Towns' Ben Speggen talks with the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation team to discuss how the Foundation is empowering community development, has transformed a former grocery store into an innovative hub for nonprofits, and more.
Residents of Fort Lawn, South Carolina used a community development model to identify 51 actionable goals to improve their town. Today, they’re checking off the list, one by one.
Community leaders in Meadville, Pennsylvania listened to, and included, residents in planning and policymaking to drive informed change.
Residents, coaches, reporters discuss local-level community revitalization initiative at Jefferson Educational Society Global Summit event.
The Our Towns team looks back at the stories of local-level ideas that are driving and inspiring renewal nationwide.
A continued look back at the stories of local-level ideas that are driving and inspiring renewal nationwide.
A look back at some of the stories of local-level ideas that are driving and inspiring renewal nationwide.
When community members can't, or don't, or won't, go to town halls to attend local government meetings, some local elected officials have found a way to go to their constituents.
Feeding, sustaining, and building community in Kershaw, South Carolina through KARE.
A train depot that’s a museum. A bank branch building that’s become a library. Another former bank that is serving as an early education center. Here is how this South Carolina town is repurposing buildings of the past to build up its future.
Small is big in Mount Blanchard, Ohio. The town approached change in two ways, and Deborah Fallows reports on the impact she and her husband, James, saw during their travels there.
Why seeing more of America matters.
The America that Americans Don't Know About, and Why That Matters