Civic Design: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach
Our Multi-disciplinary Approach APplies LEading SOCIAL RESEARCH ACROSS threE INTEGRATED DISCIPLINES:
Wise community investment requires wisdom about what makes for a thriving community. Thriving Cities Group builds on more than a decade of social research and cultural analysis to equip individuals and institutions to understand challenges facing 21st century urban contexts and guide them in how they can strengthen civic ecosystems to meet those challenges.
Approach: Human Ecology
Re-creating urban communities is highly social work that is driven by relationships and trust. Thriving Cities Group is committed to learning from residents and research practitioners through high context, face-to-face engagement that allows ground-level insight to guide wiser community investment decisions.
Approach: Civic Design Cycle
Memphis City Voice Resident Engagement
DATA AND TECHNOLOGY
Measuring and tracking social impact is a tremendous challenge for understating if community investment is effective. Thriving Cities Group harnesses the power of social data through technology to better inform and assess what interventions are most equitable and effective.
Approach: City Voice Ensemble