Greening the Rust Belt

Action Arenas

R2G works to link community and academic resources to one another and to foster collective problem solving and action steps that increase and foster urban resilience and sustainability. Arenas that may currently or in the future engage include:




  • Neighborhood and Community Development
  • Food Systems
  • Green Infrastructure
  • Ecological Infrastructure
  • Parks and Public Spaces
  • Schoolyards
  • Waste Recyling and Reuse
  • Urban Forest
  • Transportation
  • Economy
  • Arts and Culture
  • Energy
  • Social Networks
  • Education
  • College Consortia
  • Health and Wellness
  • Restorative Nature
  • Refugees