Jim Diers is a community planner and former director of the Department of Neighbourhoods in Seattle. He was in Halifax recently (courtesy of the Planning and Design Centre and their sponsors) to talk about how a city department helped grow and support the strong neighbourhoods for which Seattle is famous. He gives example after example about how something as simple in concept as Seattle's Neighbourhood Matching Fund helped realize creative, customized, and popular solutions to many community issues.
Produced by Erica Bulter for habitatradio.ca
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