A framework for revitalizing Greater Johnstown based upon an open, collaborative, and community-driven approach
In Japan, they have an old saying: “Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” Right now in Greater Johnstown, there is an exciting movement that aims to combine perception with planning in order to turn our community’s dreams into reality – it’s called Vision 2025.
Roughly two years ago, a group of local leaders began meeting with city officials to discuss ways in which they could work together more effectively. As a result, in early 2015 Carnegie Mellon University’s Remaking Cities Institute was commissioned to conduct an intensive study of Johnstown. The study was supported by the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies,Concurrent Technologies Corporation and the city.
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To get involved, please go onto the Do Johnstown calendar and find an event you’re interested in.
Are you someone who is motivated and is striving to make a positive impact in your community? Do you have an idea for a project to improve Johnstown? Well then we want to hear from you!
These are great places for you to interact with the community and share with us stories, pictures, or videos, that we could end up posting on our pages.
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The Community Gardens Capture Team doesn’t just have its sights set on improving the beauty of Greater Johnstown, it’s preparing to help save a threatened species —… Read more “The Butterfly Effect”
You know you are preparing to do great things when you go to a meeting and the presenters open with Theodore Roosevelt’s famous “Man in the Arena”… Read more “Neighborhood Collaboration”
Life-Sustaining Landscapes By Mike Kane and Mike Artim The Vision 2025 framework focuses on three key areas: a strong sense of community, life-sustaining landscapes, and a vibrant… Read more “Op-Ed Series: Mike Kane and Mike Artim”