Legacy Cities Community of Practice (2023–2024)

Submission Deadline: September 16, 2022 at 11:59 PM

The Legacy Cities Community of Practice is a groundbreaking 18-month program that brings together interdisciplinary teams from four selected cities. These teams will focus on a land-use issue like housing, transportation connections, or placemaking to gain a deeper understanding of local issues and implement solutions through place-based projects in disinvested neighborhoods. Through a combination of virtual workshops and three in-person convenings, the Community of Practice will include leaders from community-based organizations and local city governments who will explore topics including equity, greening, network building, data, and metrics.

Each City Team is expected to commit to at least five hours a month for topical sessions led by expert faculty, team check-ins, and presentations to the full cohort, plus time to spend independently preparing and implementing each project. City Team members will also join a growing national network of legacy city community and government leaders working to create an equitable revitalization. Teams will also have the opportunity to hire a part-time local project coordinator to provide additional assistance with project development. 

Check out the program guide and apply before September 16.

Contact Program Lead Libertad Figuereo with any questions.  


Submission Deadline
September 16, 2022 at 11:59 PM



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