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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday: December 3rd, 2019 What is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is a national campaign that occurs on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving where individuals, organizations, and businesses around the world come together to support and champion the worthy causes they believe in, in the communities they live in. This year, Giving Read more…

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Make Politics Local Again!

Why vote? Why bother, especially in “odd-year” elections like this one, when only local candidates and issues are on the ballot? People used to say, “All politics is local,” but in fact voting participation rates keep dropping, especially in odd-year elections. Have we forgotten why local elections matter? People have Read more…

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The Power of the Parklet

Parklets empower cities to reclaim our streets as places for people – not just people in cars. Parklets are when car parking is converted to a use other than for cars. Parklets can be permanent or temporary, as in the case of our recent PARK(ing) Day event when several businesses Read more…

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November Citizens Planning Academy

Where do I start? A step-by-step guide to taking action. Wednesday, November 6th at 6 PM. Free and open to the public. Attend Online: Join remotely from any internet-connected device by clicking this link:https://uidaho.zoom.us/j/110700170 Attend In Person: U of I Legacy Pointe Conference Room, Idaho Water Center, 322 E. Front Street, Read more…

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Garden City Walking Tour

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our second annual Walking Tour and Porch Party. We are had a great time touring prior Grow Smart Award projects in Garden City. As is the tradition we started last year, we officially announced the 2019 Grow Smart Awards during the porch party. Read more…