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Tactical Urbanism growing in Akron Communities

 

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Story by Jason Segedy

 

You may have heard about the growing Akron2Akron movement, which organizes monthly walking tours of Akron neighborhoods, led by local residents.

The walks have attracted people of all ages and all backgrounds, and they have been a great way to connect with other people, to get to know your own neighborhood better, and to get to know another neighborhood that you may not be as familiar with.

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JANE’S WALKS MAKE COMMUNITY CONNECTION

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Story By Dorothy Markulis

Exhilarating!

That’s how Phyllis Jividen, Akron organizer for Jane’s Walk described last year’s premier event.

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Jane’s Walks, slated for May 1st, 2nd and 3rd this year, are a variety of volunteer-led urban walks which encourage community participation and provide an opportunity for the average citizen to make suggestions to make the area better.

“This is the second year for Jane’s Walk,” said Jividen. “Last year we had three walks with more than 60 participants.”

This year a dozen walks are planned for May 1st, 2nd and 3rd just in Summit County.

Pre-registration is not necessary, just visit Janeswalk.org/akron for a list of walks and times and where the walks will begin.

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