The Lab headed to Iowa City to train 22 civic leaders in the new disciplines of agile strategy.  The diverse group included the president of the Community Bank, two county commissioners, the head of United Way, the equity director of the Iowa City Human Rights Commission, the head of the Iowa city Chamber of Commerce,…

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Through our connections to the Kauffman Foundation, we’ve met with Jon Taylor, a civic  entrepreneur and architect. Jon has developed a model called the REACH Collaborative,  a new type of  incubator designed to rebuild communities. REACH Collaborative is designed to help cities connect, organize and mobilize to solve large scale social and ecosystem challenges. The…

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