It’s the Little Things

Want to better your community but don’t know where to start? Enter It’s the Little Things: a Strong Towns podcast that gives you the wisdom and encouragement you need to take the small yet powerful actions that can make your city or town stronger.

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Jake Hamann—Founder and Executive Director at the Peoria Innovation Alliance—shares how his organization uses education, storytelling, and pop-ups to inspire local entrepreneurs to take action—in main...
February 14, 2020
As drivers continued to pop the curb on her block, Strong Towns Genevieve Barber knew she and her neighbors needed to intervene. Their plan: plant fifteen street trees—Trident Maples, to be exact—to d...
February 5, 2020
Consider how your community builds wealth. Well, as a Strong Town advocate, you may think of your local entrepreneurs, creating homegrown products and services to serve the community; or you may think...
November 27, 2019
This week at Strong Towns is of our fall member drive—where the Strong Towns staff has all hands on deck to encourage readers and listeners just like you to become members of the Strong Towns movement...
November 13, 2019
Benjy Wax and Ric Miranda—staff members at BUILD Chicago, one of Chicago’s leading gang intervention, violence prevention, and youth development organizations—share how you can serve the youth in high...
October 30, 2019
Melody Warnick—author of This is Where You Belong: Finding Home Wherever You Are—joins Community Builder Jacob Moses for an episode of Celebrity Ask Strong Towns to discuss how everyone, whether they'...
October 23, 2019
Steve MacDouell—Professor at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario and frequent contributor at Strong Towns—shares how micro-neighborliness has transformed his neighborhood and how you can foster micro-...
October 9, 2019
This is a special mash-up edition of the It’s the Little Things podcast and Strong Towns podcast!  In this episode, Jacob Moses, host of It’s the Little Things, and Strong Towns president Chuck Marohn...
October 2, 2019
Visit the Hyde Park neighborhood in South Los Angeles and you’ll find the usual culprits of a food desert, such as fast-food chains and gas stations. But enter Kelli Jackson’s corner store—Hank’s Mini...
September 25, 2019
Salvador “Sal” Galdamez—founder and President of York nonprofit York XL—shares how you can lead a revolution in your own community, including, how to share your vision with the neighborhoods in which ...
September 18, 2019

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