Smart Growth

Ethnodrama and Youth Leadership

Topic: Inviting People to Share Their Stories In This Episode: 01:26  Guests Sahdiyah Simpson and Sarah Hobson are introduced. 01:39  Sarah describes Community Allies, ethnodrama, and the STL Youth Smart Growth Leaders program. 04:40  Sahdiyah shares her experience with the STL Youth Smart Growth Leaders program. 05:59  Sahdiyah states what her topic was. 06:19  Sarah…

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Reimagining Retail

Topic: Reusing and Revitalizing Retail Spaces In This Episode: 02:57  Guest Michele Reeves is introduced. 04:03  Michele talks about the impact she’s seeing from the decline of retail. 06:52  Michele shares her thoughts about what to do with vacant retail spaces and what some of the obstacles are. 10:48  Michele addresses huge parking lots. 13:32…

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Building Communities for an Aging Population

Topic: Planning and Creating Age-Friendly Communities In This Episode: 00:57  Co-host Paul Zykofsky and guests Kathy Sykes and Bill Armbruster are introduced. 01:24  Kathy shares why she’s interested in the field of aging and public health. 01:47  Bill discusses why he’s interested in the field of aging and public health. 02:56  Why is planning for…

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Market-Driven Water Conservation – AquaShares

Topic: Innovative Solutions for Resilient Water Management In This Episode: 02:43  Guest James Workman is introduced. 03:42  James talks about his book and what motivated him to travel to Africa. 07:13  James shares why he created programming based on what he saw in Africa. 08:50  James describes AquaShares. 11:51  What measures are people taking to…

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Local Leadership

Topic: Creating Successful Communities Through Positive and Determined Leadership In This Episode: 02:36 Guest Mayor Rey Leon is introduced. 02:56 Mayor Leon describes his community. 05:54 Mayor Leon tells how long he’s been mayor. 07:16 Mayor Leon conveys what he would like to accomplish during his time as mayor. 19:20 Mayor Leon gives the status…

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