Center for Community Change – Helping low-income people, especially people of color, build powerful, effective organizations through which they can change their communities and public policies for the better.
Center for Community Economic Development – University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Center for Community Economic Development. Click on “Community & Leadership Development”.
Congress for the New Urbanism – The principles of the New Urbanism include coherent regional planning, walkable neighborhoods, and attractive, accommodating civic spaces.
Connecticut Chambers of Commerce – (Chamberline) – links to the 68 Chambers of Commerce in CT.
Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA/CT) – AIA/CT serves the architectural profession, encourages design excellence, and works to improve society through a concern for the quality of the built and natural environments.
Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association (CCAPA) – The national organization of professional planners and citizens involved in planning for our nation’s communities.
Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (CTASLA) – The advancement of knowledge, education and skill in the art and science of Landscape Architecture as an instrument of service in the public welfare.
Connecticut Rural Development Council – Developing strategies to help improve employment opportunities, incomes and the well-being of rural communities in Connecticut .
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation – Through education, advocacy, collaboration and support, the Trust assists residents and community organizations throughout the state to preserve, protect, and revitalize Connecticut’s historically significant communities.
Downtown Research & Development Center – Provides a forum for exchanging news, information and ideas on how to rebuild the hearts of our cities.
International Downtown Association – A world leader and champion for vital and livable urban centers.
International Special Events Society (ISES) – To educate, advance and promote the special events industry and its network of professionals along with related industries.
National Park Service – A guardian of our diverse cultural and recreational resources; environmental advocate; world leader in the parks and preservation community; and pioneer in the drive to protect America ‘s open space.
National Main Street Center – The Center has led the preservation-based revitalization movement by serving as the nation’s clearinghouse for information, technical assistance, research, and advocacy.
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Working for more than half a century to save the historic buildings, neighborhoods, and landscapes that form our communities and enrich our lives.
Project for Public Spaces – PPS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating and sustaining public places that build communities.
Regional Plan Association – An independent, not-for-profit regional planning organization that improves the quality of life and the economic competitiveness of the 31-county New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region through research, planning, and advocacy.
Walkable Communities, Inc. – Helping whole communities become more walkable and pedestrian friendly.