Thank you all for a successful experiment in civic engagement!

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Watch our first event on urban planning in Hudson HERE.

Watch our second event on economic development in Hudson HERE

Watch our third event on public spaces in Hudson HERE.

Watch our fourth event on historic preservation in Hudson HERE.

We unfortunately do not have video of our fifth event on complete streets in Hudson.

Watch our sixth and final event in our series on housing for all HERE


To Brenda Shufelt of the Hudson Area Library for saying yes to what was kind of a hare-brained idea.

To Emily Chameides for being there on every Saturday before, during and after. Literally could not have done it without her help.

To Alison Matheny of BEST Design for generously and beautifully giving FUTURE HUDSON a public identity.

To the core group who met over many months to develop the series:
Tamar Adler
Clark Weiman
Betsy Gramkow
Angelyn Chandler
Larry Bowne
John Rosenthal
Trista Schroeder
Tanushri Kumar
Mark Morgan Perez

To the twenty-four professionals who donated their time and expertise to us.
Maureen Boutin
Joe Czajka
Dan D’Oca
Emily Flynn
Bram Gunther
Kendra Home
Michelle Hughes
Guy Kempe
Dan Kent
Kaja Kuhl
Linda Kelley
Kevin Irby
Alexandra Lange
James Lima
Mike Lydon
Timothy Mattice
Liz McEnany
Ben Schulman
Josh Simons
Carter Strickland
Christine Vanderlan
Kaya Weidman
Gail Wittwer-Laird
Lindsay Zefting Vera

John Rosenthal
Angelyn Chandler
Larry Bowne
Todd Erling
Peter Spear
Kamal Johnson

Special thanks to Jonathan Lerner and Peter Frank for early support and guidance.


This program was funded in part by Humanities New York with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities