"The city and county are separated artificially by borders that were drawn in the 1870s. To have that dynamic governing our world 140 years later, is horrible. We're one community here."
"In 2017, I just want people to rage. In a positive way. To be at their best."
"We need to collaborate more and have a collective strategy in order to get stuff done. I think Trailnet- in this process- is going to unleash that spirit."
"When you think of homelessness software, it's not something big and sexy like VR or a social network. You get some decent software out of the event, but you're using it as a spark to continue that work well beyond the hackathon."
"St Louis is poised to be a fashion hub in the midwest, and we're proud to have St Louis on our logo. That was kind of a hope for us a long time ago... that we could help be a part of shining a positive light on this city."
"It's not about building consensus. But about finding common ground."
Pictured below: Lt. Allen with Officer Tommy Norman of North Little Rock AR. Officer Norman's approach to community policing has garnered national attention.
Hear my recent guest Mary from Food Roof Farm explain her vision 3 years ago
"Your food loses nutrition as it travels across the country. The average food travels 2,500 miles to your plate. Here, we are literally picking food and giving it out that day."