With a great convergence on both sides of the Atlantic around the urgent need to diminish geographic economic disparities and opportunity gaps — particularly those between thriving global city regions and struggling communities in industrial heartlands – there are growing efforts to learn from each other.
How symbiotic relationships between colleges and their communities have reaped rewards in Erie, Pennsylvania, and Waterville, Maine.
Residents, coaches, reporters discuss local-level community revitalization initiative at Jefferson Educational Society Global Summit event.
The most encouraging front-page headline I’ve seen in the New York Times in a long time was this, from Labor Day. It was on a story by Miriam Jordan and Jennifer Steinhauer, and…
A "geo-historical narrative" captured the imagination of many children in mid-20th century America. Maps have always had power to shape perceptions of reality. A memoir about their influence--and an introduction of what's to come.
The pandemic provides an opportunity to focus on justice and equity in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Erie Celebrates World Refugee Day with New Film, Publishes Directory of Refugee-Owned Businesses
A look at the impact of Covid-19 on the culture sector in Erie, Pennsylvania.
The filmmakers and writers discuss the story of "Our Towns" at JES Global Summit.
Like many towns and cities, Erie, Pennsylvania long had its identity tied to its industry. The only county of the Keystone State’s 67 located on the Great Lakes watershed –…
Local filmmakers take to their streets examines the economic, cultural, and social impacts of Covid-19 during the summer of 2020 through this short film series.
It has been nearly half a century since Erie, Pennsylvania, was officially recognized as an “All-American City.” But beginning with the first of our repeated visits nearly four years ago, Deb Fallows…
Connecting Ajo, Columbus, and Erie
Idealistic people from outside America's borders have continually prompted the country to live up to its own ideals; an example from Erie.
Changes—in trade policies, and for refugees—are making the United States more closed, rather than more open
'New Americans' in the Rust Belt