CIRD Learning Cohort Community Spotlight

CIRD Learning Cohort Community Spotlight: Transforming a Former Jail into a Bright Future for McComb, MS

In the first of an ongoing series of posts highlighting a sampling of the 20 CIRD Learning Cohort communities and the people behind them, Stephen Sugg spoke with the Director of Pike School of Art – Mississippi, Calvin Phelps. He invited Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) staff to spend a night in a McComb, Mississippi jail. He claimed it would be a step toward understanding how CIRD’s 23 Learning Cohort communities are enhancing the quality of life and economic vitality of rural places via planning, design, and creative placemaking.

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