Going Global: How Cities Can Change the World
Where in the world do you live? Los Angeles? Lima? Madrid? or Mumbai? Wherever it is, it is likely the answer with which most of us in the world…
Where in the world do you live? Los Angeles? Lima? Madrid? or Mumbai? Wherever it is, it is likely the answer with which most of us in the world ultimately respond; a city. Whether big or small, dense or sprawled, we...are urbanites. A collection of people who dwell in the cities and metropolises that thrive on creativity, population density and diversity. Places where lives are interwoven into the grid of man-made worlds and where the city, too, weaves itself into new spaces in our global atmosphere. Cities are powerful, influential and forward-thinking. They have governments, and groups of ambitious youth and professionals and innovators. And yet the social problems that challenge our humanity on an international scale are often rooted in the very places we live and work and raise families; in cities. So how then, might cities be the answer to how conflicts can be resolved, rights be restored, help be provided, and futures made possible? How then... can cities change the world? It is here that we shall see!