Posted by: Ray Brescia | October 8, 2016

New Report on the Role of German Cities in Dealing with Refugee Crisis: Read an Account That Hits Closer to Home


In a recently released report, the Brookings Institution highlights the role of Germany’s fifteen largest cities in dealing with the influx of refugees into the country.  As in Germany, U.S. cities are leading the way in coming up with innovative approaches to dealing with immigrants and refugees.  In How Cities Will Save the World: Urban Innovation in the Face of Population Flows, Climate Change and Economic Inequality, one can read the account of the former mayor of New Haven, CT, John DeStefano, as that city tried innovative, welcoming approaches to dealing with new immigrants in the Elm City.

Download the introduction to How Cities Will Save the World here.  Order the book here.

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