How to Make a City - City Planning, Urban Development, and City Policy
By The Anchor Institute
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The Anchor Institute presents, How to Make a City, a comprehensive and commonsense guide to city making. Join your hosts Tia Williams and Janet Scouten as they explore best practices and inspiring stories in government, business, development, design, and the arts in small and midsized cities worldwide.
||CleanHow Infrastructure Makes a (Smart) City||If you could build a city from scratch, with all of the current resources the new digital economy has to offer, what would your infrastructure look like? Dean Madison, CEO of T.D. Madison and Associates, is guiding private sector utility leaders and...||2/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Immigrants Make a City||What does naturalization mean for immigrants seeking United States citizenship? According to research by the Cities for Citizenship initiative, it could mean $3,200 in extra income per year per immigrant and a $37 to $52 billion increase in overall...||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Young Professionals Make a City||According to urban economist Richard Florida, the “creative class” is a population of talented young professionals who bring a wealth of new ideas and innovation to a wide range industry sectors. Cities have been competing for these types of...||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Hip Hop Makes a Community||Born out of the Bronx and often accompanying waves of cultural reckoning, hip hop has filled a social and creative void all over the world for almost five decades. Independent hip hop artist FatRat Da Czar explains the phenomenon of hip hop’s deep...||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStartup Spotlight: Raghav Badiger of SkilRoute||Serial tech entrepreneur, Raghav Badiger, has visited 49 countries and spent extensive time all over the globe. In the mean time he’s perfected the art of becoming “at home” in new cultures, which has a lot to do with being open to new...||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Faith Communities Make a City||Faith groups typically provide a sense of community, identity and purpose for their members that often overflows into the public square and for the common good. James Walden, Senior Pastor of Columbia, SC based Riverside Community Church, helps us...||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Results-Based Accountability Makes a Nonprofit||How are nonprofits innovating to better meet the needs of the communities they serve? According to Mary Louise Resch, Government Relations and Grant Manager at South Carolina’s Harvest Hope Food Bank, it’s all about results-based...||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Public Libraries Make a City||According to Melanie Huggins, Executive Director of the nationally recognized Richland Library in Columbia, South Carolina, Andrew Carnegie’s original vision for the library was to build a “learn, create, share” environment for all community...||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Public-Private Partnerships Make a City||According to Lakey Boyd, Founding Principal of Re:Posit Strategies, the whole goal of a good public-private partnership is for cities to procure as limited funding as possible to leverage maximum private investment over a longer term. Based in...||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Angel Investors Make a City||Charlie Banks is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Greenville-based VentureSouth, one of the largest Angel Investment networks in the United States. He’s also Executive Director of Venture Carolina, a sister organization focusing in comprehensive...||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Make a Tech City||"Every city is a tech city whether they realize it or not. Technology enables everything they do." In this episode, we hear from panelists Danese Cooper, Head of Open Source Software at PayPal, Todd Lewis, Creator and Chair of Open Source...||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Women’s Empowerment Makes an Equitable World||According to Dr. Sarah Gammage, Director of Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods/ Chief Research Officer at the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), women’s economic empowerment is a global catalyst for economic vitality and social...||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Women's Empowerment Makes an Equitable City||Eme Crawford is the Director of Communications and Learning at the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN), a South Carolina-based network created to build a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of South Carolina’s..||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Landscape Design Makes a City||Kofi Boone is an Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and co-director of the College of Design's Ghana Study Abroad Program at NC State University. He currently sits on the board of the Landscape Architecture Foundation and has authored...||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Make a Startup Ecosystem||Matt Hottle is the founder of Redhawk Consulting in Birmingham, Alabama. He's an entrepreneur advocate who has an acute grasp of the political and market dynamics of the startup ecosystem. Matt's podcast, "This Has to Work", explores the thrilling and..||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Make a Main Street Market||Emile DeFelice is founder of Soda City, Columbia, South Carolina's Main Street market open every Saturday morning 9AM - 1PM, year-round. Emile also serves on the board of the Animal Mission and co-founded Columbia’s Mardi Gras Festival. The Soda...||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Make a World Affairs Council||Fred Monk helped create the Columbia World Affairs Council, which has helped the Midlands of South Carolina develop an international awareness and international relationships. He was designated chairman emeritus and currently serves on the board of...||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Bike a City||Scott Nuelken is the President and Chair of the Cola Town Bike Collective. Scott is an Eagle Scout, with history of community service. He is an avid cyclist and staunch advocate for cyclists rights. Frankly, if it were up to Scott, every road would...||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Make a Workforce||Former WV Gov. Bob Wise is president of the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed), a nonprofit organization that is a national leader for transforming the nation’s high schools so that all students graduate from high school with the content...||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Train a Workforce||Mary Wright is the Executive Director for the Midlands Education and Business Alliance. MEBA has worked since 1990 to strengthen education and business connections, foster community collaboration, answer workforce needs, promote economic development...||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Plan a City||Irene Dumas, Director of Planning for Columbia, South Carolina based Boudreaux joins Tia and Janet to discuss how cities should approach urban planning and design. Boudreaux is an architecture, planning, and interiors firm that works with local...||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Revive a City||Tommy Pacello and Cayce Mayor Elise Partin join us to discuss how aesthetics play an important role in quality of place, and why cities are increasingly cashing in on the investment. Tommy Pacello is an attorney and city planner. He specializes in...||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing How to Make a City||How to Make a City. Geeking out on all things Urban Planning and Regional Development - Premieres March 8th||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Excellent listen for creative and business professionals!
As a small business owner in a mid-sized Southern city, I find this podcast really helpful for my ongoing interest in place-making and economic development. Great listen!
Awesome new podcast!
This is an extremely interesting show on the different pieces that make up a city!
Love this podcast! It’s informative and engaging. I can’t get enough!
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