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Norm Van Eeden Petersman

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    Jan 25, 2024 | First Things First Okanagan | Mobilizing Your Community For Change

    Thanks for attending the First Things First Okanagan session with Strong Towns! ARTICLES AND RESOURCES MENTIONED   E-course ($) Mobilizing Your Community To Become a Strong Town Click here for fr...

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    establishing our game plan as a group

    A group leader posted this question:  Do you have any ideas or resources we can use for establishing our game plan as a group? What have others done? It would be great to hear some tips on how to k...

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    Is it appropriate for our Local Conversation to engage in direct-action policy advocacy using the Strong Towns [Local Conversation group] name?

    Hi there! Great question! I would say that we are confident that our groups will be participating in direct local actions and policies and that it is totally fine to do so provided you are not a) e...

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    Starting the Strong Towns Conversation with Elected Officials

    Articles and Video to Get You Started 9 Ways to Change an Elected Official’s Mind by John Reuter https://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2018/1/24/9-ways-to-change-an-elected-officials-mind   10 Thing...

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    August 4, 2023 | Strong Towns Nanaimo - Addressing Suburban Sprawl in Nanaimo

    Why are walkable streets more economically productive?  The real reason your city has no money And what happens when we regulate the wrong things? Event Recording When it is available, the recordi...

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    August 3, 2023 | Small Bets, Big Reward -- Campbell River, BC Presentation

    Thanks for coming to this event hosted by Strong Towns Campbell River. This group's origins were described in an article in the Campbell River Mirror and you can learn more about the Strong Towns L...

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    The Do's and Dont's of Cycling Design

    Best Practices of Dutch Transportation Design Strong Towns Member Steffen Berr (LinkedIn) was invited to give a lecture at Cal Poly about the Dutch approach to designing bicycle facilities. These a...

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    How to Fight the Highway in Your Backyard

    Thanks for attending How To Fight the Highway in Your Backyard (Panel) — Featuring Amy F. Stelly and Danielle Richard, Moderated by Asia Mieleszko.  Highway expansion is wasteful and destructive. B...

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  • Norm Van Eeden Petersman commented,

    I would recommend checking out the Local Conversations resources that we've compiled on YouTube and the ST Action Lab because what you're talking about sounds  a lot like the other Local Conversati...

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    What should I do in my community?

    (Contributor comment) I signed up here after reading many articles and Chuck's books (and others) and after a protracted, belabored, and painfully slow process of trying to nudge my town of Durango...

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