We are a community of possibilities, not of problems
It's not about what this town used to be
We have people right now and assets right here
We can do it now!
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Hope for Small Towns
We believe small towns can be saved — including yours.
We picked the name SaveYour.Town because that is what you are going to do, save your town. No one is coming to do it for you.
No factory or big business is going to save you. No outside expert has the one right answer. It’s you.
You are going to shift a few key behaviors away from bureaucracy and officials and toward the people. You’ll let go of old formal rules and organizations in order to empower everyone to play a small but meaningful role. You’ll focus more on tiny experiments by lots of people rather than a few big bets made by only a handful of official leaders. You’ll welcome all ideas, from all the people in your town. That’s who’s coming to save your town: all of you.
Together, we’re teaching you specific ways to make your small town a better place. We’re creating the courses, toolkits and online communities that will help you learn, grow and take action.
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