“Taking Off—Discovering Towns on the Rise from Coast to Coast” webinar

On Thurs., August 30 at 1pm ET, Heart & Soul Talks, the Orton Family Foundation, the Daily Yonder, and the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design, are hosting a free webinar “Taking Off—Discovering Towns on the Rise from Coast to Coast.”


This webinar will feature James and Deborah Fallows talking about their experiences in writing the new book “Our Towns.”

Travelling by air in their small plane, James and Deborah Fallows visited often overlooked cities and towns across America, including in the country’s midsection, sometimes referred to as “fly-over country.” The perspective they gained was often surprising as they uncovered off-the-beaten-path communities rising from the ashes of industrialism and reimagining themselves in creative ways. The Fallows, both writers for The Atlantic magazine, chronicled their four-year odyssey in the recently published book Our Towns. They share with us their optimistic take on the people and places they discovered, and what’s making communities thrive today.

Thursday, August 30, 1-2 p.m. EDT Free! Register today.

(If you can’t join us for the live call, please register and we will send you the call recording.)

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