Shaping a Downtown that lifts up adjacent neighborhoods, Dina Newman

Listen in as host Kemet Coleman interviews Dina Newman, Executive Director of the UMKC Center for Neighborhoods. Dina shares life experiences that have inspired and taught her about the transformative power of healthy neighborhoods. Dina and Kemet discuss how Downtown adjacent neighborhoods can play an essential role in developing a more inclusive, affordable and accessible urban community.

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