The Form-Based Codes Institute works to advance the use of Form-Based Codes - a zoning and policy tool that can help communities maintain control over the look and feel of places and improve livability.
As a “nonprofit organization working to build livable communities,” the Local Government Commission (LGC) offers on-site educational services, participatory planning and visioning services, and policy assistance to communities across the US.
The Museum of the Person is an institution designed by Karen Worcman to capture the oral histories of oft-unrecognized individuals – from the homeless to nursing home residents – and provide them a “place” to tell and store their life stories.
The National Civic League assists communities in advancing their civic engagement, strategic planning processes, and capacity for collaborative problem solving through such services as training, facilitation, visioning, research, and assessment.
Redefining Progress is a non-profit research and policy organization based in Oakland, California that provides services, tools and consultation for communities committed to 'redefining' progress to provide a better life within the capacity of nature
Listen Up! Is a network of youth media practitioners that works to “connect young video producers and their allies to resources, support and projects in order to develop the field and achieve an authentic youth voice in the mass media.”
The Coalition is a diverse network of organizations and professional practitioners in the field of dialogue and deliberation -— one that works to foster collaborative learning within the field through conferences, communication, and resource sharing.
The Rural Policy Research Institute works towards a vision of rural America in which vibrant rural communities embrace entrepreneurship, find new sources of competitive advantage in their inherent assets, and invest in a new, more sustainable future.
“The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC serves as a resource to and an advocate for the more than 19,000 cities, villages and towns it represents.”