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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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!
Additional Capture Team descriptions coming soon!
Our social media accounts will also help you stay up to date with all the latest Vision 2025 news!
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.
You can also find some of our events on the Do Johnstown calendar!
Functional and enjoyable pedestrian traffic is one of the most fundamental parts of any great city. So when a group of motivated individuals identified a need for… Read more “Greenspace Capture Team Preview”
Having a strong sense of community and belonging is essential in making every great city thrive. When the group of individuals who began the United Neighborhood group… Read more “United Neighborhoods Capture Team Preview”
Capture Team Focus Area: The purpose of the Rivers Capture Team is to create awareness of our rivers and their many benefits, to improve access to and… Read more “Rivers Capture Team Preview”