Angela Moreno-Long

Articles

  • Good Design Sparks Rural Community Development

    August 13, 2014

    Now more than ever, creative professionals are turning their attention to community development. While this trend toward good design is exciting, it’s harder to find in rural community development. Here are a few ideas from the forefront of rural design.

  • Bringing Life Back to Live Oak

    August 8, 2014

    Last November, Live Oak, FL hosted a CIRD workshop on how to rebuild their downtown.  Eight months later, we are so impressed with how much the town has already improved, and has turned the guidance and ideas from the workshop into major strides towards revitalization.

  • Citizens' Institute on Rural Design™ Announces 2014 Awards

    July 18, 2014

    Communities from Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, and New Hampshire to Host Rural Design Workshops.

  • Inclusive Communities: Where We’re All Welcome

    June 20, 2014

    Here are four strategies from cities and towns committed to inclusivity—offering opportunities for people from all backgrounds to participate fully in building and improving their community.

  • Community Driven Change: CIRD & Afghanistan’s National Solidarity Programme

    June 2, 2014

    The National Solidarity Programme has vastly improved Afghanistan's rural infrastructure and communities by giving Afghan citizens an active role in government to "identify, plan, manage, and monitor their own development projects" -- demonstrating the power of community-driven change.

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