Sustainable communities
 
 
 
  • Value and respect all people
     
  • Cultivate trusting relationships among people, organizations and institutions
     
  • Cooperate for the common good
     
  • Provide opportunities for communication and learning
     
  • Seek to develop and not just grow
MACED Communities by Choice
 


 
Talking Points
 
 
 
  • Makes a distinction between development and growth
     
  • Learning and communication
     
  • Trust
     
  • Respect


 
Narrative
 
 
 
This Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) definition emphasizes developing as an alternative to growing. It also stresses the importance of communication, learning, trust, and respect. This definition emphasizes the intangible elements of sustainable community that are the foundation for successful living.
 
 
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