Want better cities? Create a better commons.

A conversation with Lynn Ross, Spirit for Change Consulting

Lynn Ross speaks at Civic Commons Studio #2. Image credit: Brandon Fields.
Reimagining the Civic Commons is about creating places that are welcoming to all. Image credit: Tim Fitzwater.
Akron Civic Commons’ team at Studio #4 in Detroit.
Diner en Blanc held in Memphis Park just eight months following the removal of confederate statues. Image courtesy of Downtown Memphis Commission.
Community members install a mural in Detroit’s Ella Fitzgerald Park. Image credit: Bree Gant.
Breakout conversation among Akron, Detroit and Memphis demonstration teams at Civic Commons Studio #4. Image credit: Bree Gant.

Reimagining the Civic Commons

Transforming public spaces to foster engagement, equity…

Reimagining the Civic Commons

Transforming public spaces to foster engagement, equity, environmental sustainability and economic development in our cities. A collaboration of The JPB Foundation, Knight Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, William Penn Foundation and local partners.

Reimagining the Civic Commons

Transforming public spaces to foster engagement, equity, environmental sustainability and economic development in our cities. A collaboration of The JPB Foundation, Knight Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, William Penn Foundation and local partners.