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Assembly's Nick Hamilton Joins Urban Policy Experts for Next City's Vanguard
June 20, 2013
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The American Assembly's Nick Hamilton was honored to join 42 urban policy experts from thirty cities at the June 10-12  Next City's Vanguard 2013. The "Vanguards" compared experiments in building upon a city's unique set of assets and exchanged new civic engagement strategies. Young leaders from around the nation drew from the many examples of innovation in the legacy city of Cleveland, Ohio, including urban agriculture (pictured, on the right). They identified many common challenges and opportunities for continued partnerships.

You can see photos from the conference here

Next City article here

 

 

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Tamar Shapiro

 

Tamar Shapiro is the President and CEO of the Center for Community Progress, where she promotes neighborhood revitalization through creative reuse of vacant and abandoned property.  Formerly with the U.S. German Marshall Fund and Smart Growth America, she attended the Assembly on "Reinventing America's Legacy Cities" in Detroit.