American Roundtable Theme


To promote comparison and synthesis across reports, American Roundtable is organized around five broad themes: Public Space, Health, Work and Economy, Infrastructure, and Environment. Editors of each report were given wide latitude to interpret each theme. Collected below are features that address topics and issues related to Infrastructure.

Organizing for Infrastructure

Martha Sanchez offers insight into community organizing around infrastructure needs.

Brownsville, Texas

Interview March 30, 2021

Without Water, There Is No Growth | Cheyenne River

Lacy Maher from the Mni Wašté Water Company explains how a decade-long water shortage hindered economic growth and stopped housing development.

Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota

Interview March 16, 2021

Two Rumfords

Media artists Steve Norton & N.B.Aldrich capture the relationship of the River Valley’s infrastructure and environment.

River Valley, Maine

Article January 20, 2021