This exercise helps gather an array of stories, experiences, and dreams that can help build an inspiring vision of the region. The I-22 Strategic Development Project will create a vision your communities can effectively and collectively share with the world.
When you think about your home, it’s easy to think about just where you live, work, or go to school every day. This exercise challenges you to put yourself in the perspective of someone visiting your community.
When filling out the blanks, we challenge you to not describe your county or region as having “small-town charm,” “family values,” or as being “rural,” “southern,” or “a great place to raise a family.” (Or any other synonym similar to the prior descriptors.) Every small town can say those things about its community. What truly makes the place you call home special and unique?
The I-22 Corridor Strategic Development Project is supported by The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development (UACED) alongside the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments, West Alabama Regional Commission, and local leaders.