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Part 3: Learn From Other Communities
Red Wing's 2017 Innovative Ideas Series
Community members offered hundreds of ideas during this series of meetings held in October and November 2017. If you missed one or more of the sessions, watch the videos below and share them with friends. Discuss them and see what you think might work for Red Wing.
Full Report: All Events and Community Input (PDF)
Overarching themes that came from the series include the following:
- Red Wing has an abundant amount of people, talent, and resources to get things done, and we need to rely on our own resources to put things in motion and make things happen.
- People want to think outside the box to find solutions.
- Collaboration is necessary.
- Success depends on our ability to focus together toward tangible outcomes.
The Future Is Now: Being a Sustainable City in a Global World
Originally shown on Wednesday, October 11 at 11:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Ignite Building
Red Wing is ALL of Us: Embracing Diversity to Build a Thriving City (building neighborhoods)
Originally shown on Wednesday, October 18 at 11:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Ignite Building
Video not shown but of interest: Northside Achievement Zone in Northeast Minneapolis
Building Smart: Becoming World-Class at Housing and Redevelopment
This event was a live panel discussion with questions from the audience. No videos were shown.
The panel was held on Thursday, November 2 in the Foot Room of the Public Library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Happy, Healthy Cities: Revitalizing Public Spaces Through the Arts, Recreation, and Learning
Originally shown on Wednesday, November 8 at 11:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Foot Room of the Public Library
Creative Economies: Big Ideas for Small Cities to Succeed
Originally shown on Thursday, November 16 at 11:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Foot Room of the Public Library