Issue 26 of Next American City has just come off the printer, and its many in-depth articles take readers to Cleveland, Little Rock, Los Angeles and dozens of other cities around the country. In the coming days americancity.org will be spotlighting articles and posting online-only companion pieces. To subscribe to Next American City, click here. To find out where you can buy Issue 26 in your area, click here.
Full text online:
— A profile of Bruce Katz, founding director of the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution. You can read the full text here.
— An in-depth look at Cleveland’s massive strategic plan for dealing with vacant land, which has united philanthropies, elected officials and community leaders. Full text here.
Issue 26 also features:
— A roundtable conversation about urban philanthropy with the MetLife Foundation, the Boston Foundation and the George Gund Foundation.
— An interview with Project HEALTH’s Rebecca Onie.
— A look back at the benefits of the Big Dig.
P.S. — Readers in the Washington, D.C., area can meet Bruce Katz and his Brookings colleague, Amy Liu, at an issue launch party next Wednesday, March 10. For more information and to RSVP, click here.