The American Assembly aims to build public awareness and understanding of the important role middle neighborhoods play in stabilizing communities and the urban economy.
The American Assembly is a public policy institute founded in 1950 by then-President of Columbia University Dwight D. Eisenhower. For over sixty years, The Assembly has fostered non-partisan, public-policy discussions through convenings, research, and publications.
The Bowling Green Civic Assembly is a pilot process for strengthening the feedback loops between citizens, civic groups, elected leaders, and local media in communities.
Over 2000 people participated in our 'Pol.is' online civic conversation in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This report unpacks the Bowling Green results and explains the methodology.
"Middle Neighborhoods: Action Agenda for a National Movement" is a report that summarizes discussions on policy, practice, and research, as well as priorities and recommendations for action following the meeting, held November 15-16, 2017 in Baltimore.
On the Edge: America’s Middle Neighborhoods aims to stimulate a national dialogue about middle neighborhoods transitioning—for better or worse—across the US.