We all want a cleaner, greener planet, sometimes we just aren’t sure how to do our part to achieve it. We hear about recycling, planting trees, or considering switching over … Read more
African American Mayors Association
Let’s Grow Together!
Communities all over the country are coming together to help combat climate change, address food scarcity and build stronger, safer communities through community gardens. Cities like Tacoma, Washington are partnering … Read more
It’s Ok to be Shady: The importance of our TREEmendous neighbors
They hear everything you say, see everything that you do but they never tell your secrets! Plus on a really hot day, they’ve got you covered! While that may be … Read more
Recent weather-related events have made it all too clear that climate change is real and it is really changing where people choose to live. As the sea level rises in … Read more
Reduce, Reuse, Renew
Climate change is real. There, I said it, we’ve gotten that out of the way. We have a lot of tricky and uncomfortable conversations about climate change and how it … Read more
Chicago isn’t the only city that will be known for the wind! Mayors along the coastal states are looking to protect their cities from the harsh effects of climate change. … Read more
Go Green! Go City Life!
Green Infrastructure: when you hear it, you immediately think of open fields in rural areas or forests full of trees and wildlife. Have you ever stopped to think about your … Read more
The Mississippi Blues
Ain’t nothing like a good down-home southern band playing some good ol’ southern music along the river. Imagine sitting outside under your favorite tree, listening to your favorite hometown artist … Read more
Hey Flint! How Are You?
It’s been 7 years since the city of Flint gained national attention for its water crisis. Since then several cities around the country have identified their own issues with safe, … Read more
Broadband: Bridging the Digital Divide
Usually, when people think of infrastructure they think of roads, water systems, sewers, and bridges, rarely, if ever, does the internet come to mind. The Covid-19 pandemic showed us just … Read more