The First Suburbs Consortium (FSC-Dayton) has developed a number of useful resources and compiled links to a number of resources available from others.
September 2021 Talent Attraction and Retention Forum/Project
On September 15, 2021 FSC-Dayton in partnership with the National League of Cities and TIP Strategies held a Forum on Talent Attraction and Retention at the Sinclair Conference Center in Dayton. More information on the Forum can be found under the Talent Forum/Project Tab.
My ReNEWed Suburban Home Videos
FSC-Dayton in partnership with Miami Valley NARI, County Corp, The Dayton Foundation, Miami Conservancy and the Miami Valley Communications Council have created four thirty minute videos providing ideas on how to update suburban homes for today’s lifestyle. Visit the links to see videos in each target specific area:
Dr. David Sanders, Ph.D. Presentation
In the fall of 2014, Dr. David Sanders, Ph.D., a nationally recognized expert on First Suburbs spoke to FSC-Dayton member communities. Visit the following link to view a video of his presentation “First Tier Suburbs & Suburban Revitalization: Challenges & Opportunities” .
Community Enrichment-Best Practices
FSC-Dayton and its member communities with assistance from MVRPC has developed a catalog of Best Practices for Community Enrichment. The catalog contains descriptions and contact information for approximately eighty “Best Practices” in use in one or more of the FSC-Dayton member communities.
First Suburbs Links
Governmental Organizations/Legislative Links
Links to Other Organizations
Reports & Presentations Links
Other Reports Links
One-Fifth of America: A Comprehensive Guide to America’s First Suburbs
First Suburbs Handbook – Case Studies and Development Tools for First-Tier Suburbs
America’s First Suburbs: a Policy Agenda for Older Suburbs in Transition
Valuing America’s First Suburbs – A Policy Agenda for Suburbs in the Midwest