Start a New Initiative
Have an idea for how to overcome a common barrier to the implementation of New Urbanism? The strength of the movement lies in the expertise of our members and their continued work to reform the development professions. As an organization, CNU aims to harness this expertise through our initiatives and then disseminate the principles, tools and techniques to increase the implementation of New Urbanism. We have identified two steps in developing a successful new initiative: connecting with other members and developing an initiative proposal and developing an initiative workplan for additional support from CNU.
Values of the Strategic Plan
CNU's strategic plan identified a list of critical issues to guide the creation of initiatives and the allocation of CNU resources:
Step 1: Connect
Connect with other members around an idea and invite fellow volunteers to join the project. CNU provides the following ways to network with other members:
Step 2: Develop
Develop a work plan and submit an initiative proposal to CNU to become an official initiative. CNU can provide assistance with communication, coordination, and potentially funding. The CNU board will review proposals on an annual basis according to the following criteria: