Welcome to the City of YOU
There are amazing things happening in our city and we’re here to tell you about them all.
YOU MAKE THIS CITY
YOU MAKE THIS CITY is a micro-campaign of video vignettes featuring a few of the folks that make our city better. Through their individual works, they are contributing to making the best version of Youngstown possible. Choose any of the listed videos and learn more about some of our superstar residents, entrepreneurs, and leaders. Want to see more? Check out our YouTube feed.
Our partner organizations have developed excellent content that focuses on their impact on Youngstown. Listen in!
Thompson Wins Governor’s Award in the Arts for City of You
RJ Thompson, creator of The City of You project, received one of two 2019 Governor’s Award in the Arts in Community Development for his work in creating the City of You platform.
City of You Campaign Wins Marketing Award
City of You, a multifaceted marketing campaign for the city of created by Youngstown State University faculty member R.J. Thompson, has been named best in its category by the Ohio Economic Development Association.
Thompson, an assistant professor of
The organization selected City of You as the winner in the Economic Development Marketing category for