Archive for June, 2011

“The New Normal” with Aimee Allison, a Craigslist Foundation Campfire Conversation

Posted by | June 29, 2011 | Announcements, Events | 0 Comments

You asked us for more time with the leaders and innovators who spoke at Boot Camp. We listened.

Campfire Conversations are conference calls where you can help shape the agenda, hear more from your favorite presenters, explore topics you may have missed at Boot Camp, and more.

Aimee Allison, former host of KPFA’s morning show and founder of Oakland Seen, was our Boot Camp keynote presenter on June  2. If you attended, you know how inspiring Aimee can be and how transformational her thinking is.

All American City Award Ceremony tonight!

Posted by | June 15, 2011 | Blog | 0 Comments

Our President and CEO Lynn Luckow will be a juror at the All American City Award Ceremony tonight, and event where the National Civic League recognizes ten communities for outstanding civic accomplishments. We thought it could be cool to write about it!

Change Begins With Community Storytelling, Allison Says

Posted by | June 6, 2011 | Blog, Events | 2 Comments

Communities must tell their own stories and citizens must rediscover their optimism if cities are to recover and heal from the “bang-ups and hang-ups” of the last four years, said keynote speaker Aimee Allison, former host and producer of the KPFA morning show.

Community Links Help San Francisco Build While Other Cities Cut Back

Posted by | June 6, 2011 | Blog, Events | 0 Comments

While other communities in the Bay Area are cutting jobs and closing libraries, San Francisco’s $6.83-billion budget calls for the city to renovate some libraries and open new ones, Mayor Edward Lee told the opening session of the Craigslist Foundation’s 8th Annual Boot Camp June 2.