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December 2019

In December's issue of Planning, look ahead to the future of planning through diverse youth — exposing them to planning creates engaged and empowered community members. Discover how small towns are revitalizing downtowns by increasing the town's overall walkability. Five years after the Flint water crisis began, its residents have experienced illness, fear, and distrust — Flint is working to regain its community's confidence.

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Planning for Future Leaders

Exposing diverse youth to planning helps them become empowered community members — and potentially, future planners. Story by Juell Stewart.
 

Getting Rural America Back on Its Feet

Small towns are using rural residents' love of walking to revitalize their downtowns, writes Jay Walljasper.
 

Trust, Corroded

Five years after its infamous water crisis began, Flint is working to regain its community's confidence. Madeline Bodin reports.
 

Building Blocks by Building Beats

Web-only article: Hip Hop Architecture Camp introduced middle and high school students to architecture, urban planning, creative placemaking, and economic development.
 

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