Leading Voices with ULI
By Urban Land Institute
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"Leading Voices with ULI" is a podcast produced by the Urban Land Institute. In this podcast we interview city builders who use innovative approaches to create healthier, more economically vibrant communities with character and a high quality of life. These leaders provide inspiration to those of us looking to build better cities.
||CleanAlex Gilliam||Teens using power tools? That’s the foundation for Alex Gilliam’s two nonprofits. He brings together youth to physically build amenities in their struggling neighborhoods. These students learn how to engage civically while changing the urban landsc...||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKimber Lanning||Kimber Lanning has operated an independent record store in downtown Phoenix for 30 years. Her experience as a small business owner led her to start Local First Arizona, advocating for self-reliant, unique downtowns that can support the little guy.||2/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSteve Leeper||Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood was one of the most blighted in the country, impeding on the city’s economic development. Leveraging creative financing as well as civic and corporate partnerships,||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEgbert Perry||Egbert Perry of the Integral Group developed the national model for mixed-income housing. He has since been changing the notion of which industry sectors people of color are accepted, and successfully forging into market-rate commercial projects.||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlicia Glen||A lifelong New Yorker, Alicia Glen serves as the city’s deputy mayor for housing and economic development. Why did she leave the private sector for public service, and what are the challenges for New York given one of its own is entering the White Ho...||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSteve Wilson||Steve Wilson founded 21c Museum Hotels, a boutique brand in midsized cities that brings contemporary art to the masses. His desire to curb suburban sprawl prompted his purchase of a downtown Louisville building for the first of his many hotels.||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHonorable Marilyn Strickland||As an African American and Asian American woman in office, Mayor Marilyn Strickland of Tacoma challenges notions of what makes a strong leader. She talks about the journey that has led her to earning the top post of this international port city.||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing Leading Voices||Leading Voices explores the personal stories of leaders in real estate, land use, and policy. Podcast host Matt Slepin takes a candid look at leaders’ career journeys, including obstacles they have overcome, and reflections on their pathways to success.||1/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Absorbing conversations with fascinating people who provided intriguing glimpses into their worlds and the impact that ULI has on their cities' health.
This podcast is incredibly moving and inspiring. For someone like me who tries to find unique ways to make my city better, I couldn't have found a better pod.
Great insights from inspirational leaders