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The blog of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

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    Arts

    Tish Jones and the Be Heard MN youth poetry slam series

    Jan. 28, 2015, 12:48 p.m., Posted by lweinhagen

    Be Heard MN Logo. Hosted by TruArtSpeaks, the Be Heard MN youth poetry slam series is a statewide competition for youth ages 13 to 19 that seeks to identify a team of six to represent Minnesota in the international Brave New Voices youth poetry slam festival...

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    Communities

    Knight Cities podcast: Sandra Kulli on creating community

    Jan. 28, 2015, 12:01 p.m., Posted by Carol Coletta

    How do you create a sense of community in a brand new development? It’s a question Sandra Kulli, a real estate marketing strategist, has been wrestling with for years. She is president of Kulli Marketing, and we had a chance to catch up recently in Todos Santos, Mexico, the site of one of her newest projects, Tres Santos. It’s a project that could have been a typical resort on the Pacific, but the developer chose instead to forego gates and golf courses to reach for an authentic connection to the people in this small Mexican town.

    This week on “Knight Cities,” Sandra and I talk about what people want out of community today and how to deliver it.

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    Arts

    Walk, jog or run in the name of literacy

    Jan. 28, 2015, 11:06 a.m., Posted by ylatimore

    Junior League of Macon's Bookin' It 5K flyer. The Junior League of Macon is dedicated to help increase the literacy rate in our community. On February 21, you can walk, jog or run for the cause. On top of that, if the babysitter isn't available, or...

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