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2020 Smart Growth Summit Review

While the event was very long, and dug into many deep challenges, it was an overwhelmingly hopeful affair, grounded in real people doing real things, so much so that folks kept watching long after 5pm on Friday! In summary:

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Vision Smart Growth Awards, Summit

We also deeply missed being able to gather with 1,000 community leaders at a live Smart Growth Awards this year. We are grateful for all our sponsors at Vision Long Island do to advance Smart

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We Repeat: Main Street News is a Must-Read

We’ve said it before, we’re going to keep saying it: THIS IS VALUABLE AND IMPORTANT. Vision Long Island and the Long Island Main Street Alliance publish the Main Street News. This is a grounded, productive,

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A Humble Proposal: Open Your Heart & Mind, Get Involved Locally, Be a Trustworthy Force for Collaborative Solutions.

Each day in our news cycle we are fed a menu of conflict and polarization. One poll showed that 75 percent believe our nation is headed into a civil war with no end in sight. Trust of all things big, government, business, media, is at an all-time low. As we brace for the 2020 presidential elections these divides are poised to continue.

While that sounds bleak we don’t have to be part of it. We have a choice to communicate and collaborate with our neighbors.

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