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Sustainable Cities Network

Sustainable Cities Network

Connecting communities, advancing sustainability,
and cultivating solutions.

Sustainable Cities Network

Connecting communities, advancing sustainability,
and cultivating solutions.
SCN Hosts Show Me the Money! Grant Workshop with a Collaborative Focus

SCN Hosts Show Me the Money! Grant Workshop with a Collaborative Focus

Getting grants—state, federal, from foundations, or otherwise—has always been a competitive and overwhelming process. Community participants of the Sustainable Cities Network have longed for a workshop on grant writing not only to fund their own projects, but to bring more investment and positive change to Arizona communities. SCN answered this call with a grant workshop […]

Sustainable Cities Network (SCN) Partner News – City of Glendale Desert Food Forest

Sustainable Cities Network (SCN) Partner News – City of Glendale Desert Food Forest

Earlier this summer, the City of Glendale Water Services Department sponsored three “Hotel Saguaro” puppet shows during the Glendale Library’s busy summer reading program. A unique pre-show activity called “Taste Your Yard” allowed participants to learn about desert edible and medicinal plants. The City partnered with Maricopa County Master Gardeners, Library teen volunteers, and Trees […]

Apache Junction becomes inaugural partner of ASU’s Project Cities

Apache Junction becomes inaugural partner of ASU’s Project Cities

Nestled at the foot of the Superstition Mountains, Apache Junction is strategically positioned as the eastern gateway into the Greater Phoenix metro area and the western entry to the Tonto National Forest’s recreation venues. This geography, coupled with a western atmosphere, make the city appealing to residents and visitors alike. Along with its many attractive […]

About the Network

The Network is a vehicle for communities to share knowledge and coordinate efforts to understand and solve sustainability problems. It is designed to foster partnerships, identify best practices, provide training and information, and create a bridge between ASU’s research and front-line challenges facing local communities.

Meet Our Members

Network members include a broad range of professional disciplines from Arizona cities, towns, counties and Native American communities implementing sustainable practices and working towards a more sustainable region. Find out more about these members and what they are doing.

Network News

Through the Sustainable Cities Network, partners will work together to streamline city operations, advance solar energy, practice sustainable design, and secure water supplies in a changing climate. Find out more about these sustainability initiatives across the valley by following the Network news.