Progress Through Urban Development

Lawrence CommunityWorks ED Jess Andors and Mass Development CEO Dan Rivera discuss the challenges and joys of urban redevelopment, reviewing Stanford University Law Professor Michelle Wilde Anderson’s book The Fight to Save the Town featuring a chapter on our beloved hometown and figuring out how to improve job security and wages in an era of backbreaking poverty for the working class.

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  • Reading Cooperative Bank is coming to Lawrence!

    Reading Cooperative Bank is about to celebrate the grand opening of the bank’s first branch in the city, located at one of Lawrence’s busiest intersections, right in the center of the historic mill district that made Lawrence famous as a center of industry 180 years ago. Find out more information in full article here! You... Read More
  • LCW 2023 Board Nominations

    We are now accepting board member nominations to join the LCW Board of Directors in 2023. Board elections take place at our Annual Meeting which is scheduled for Saturday, November 4th at 10:00AM. Nominations will close on October 27th at 5pm. Completed nomination forms should be emailed to, or returned in person to LCW’s... Read More



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