'GOOD Ideas for Cities' challenges and participants chosen for St. Louis
This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, Feb. 2, 2012 - "GOOD" magazine has selected seven groups of St. Louisans to focus on local challenges, who will reveal the results of their brainstorming in a free March 8 event at the Contemporary Art Museum.
The challenges include
- boosting MetroLink ridership
- increasing city schools' graduation rates
- growing more local food
- preserving parks.
Each challenge will be addressed by two or more area leaders and a creative team.
The lineup of leaders includes well-known St. Louisans such as Vince Schoemehl and Mayor Slay's chief of staff Jeff Rainford, among others. Teams boasts a variety of names including Arch City Revival, STL Provocateur and ACTivate the City.
The complete list is online at the "GOOD" website: