Affirming the Power of the Commons

Reimagining the Civic Commons is demonstrating that transformative public spaces can connect people of all backgrounds, cultivate trust and create more resilient communities.

Leading edge civic leaders across the country are innovating new and better ways to design, operate and manage public spaces in order to deliver social, economic and environmental benefits for their communities.

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Tools for Your City

Reimagining the Civic Commons has documented emerging practices from those leading this distinct approach to civic assets and designed practical tools that are available for anyone who wants to advance this new way of working.

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Stories From the Field

Read about our ongoing work to reimagine the civic commons in cities across the country.
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