Posts from April 2012

We are a nation of movers. Even though our mobility reached a record low between 2010 and 2011, and even though most Americans were still living in the state where they were born, last year 6.7 million people packed up their lives and moved to a new state, with hopes of reality that would be better. Within that huge dispersion were a few who'd been recruited by an economic development strategy intended to revitalize bleak downtowns and blighted neighborhoods: the artist relocation program.