Kids need many skills to navigate a world in crisis. Cities can help them better collaborate, communicate, think critically, solve problems and be creative. Explore Billund, Denmark, the Capital of Children, and Boulder, Colorado, to learn how child-friendly communities make everyone future-ready.
Mara Mintzer is the Executive Director & Co-Founder of Growing Up Boulder. She is a passionate advocate for child-friendly cities, Mara presents and writes internationally on the topic of engaging young people in inclusive community planning and development.
Kristine Schmidt was formerly responsible for City Brand Capital of Children (Billund, Denmark). She has driven the place brand towards a dual bottom line of global reach and social impact. Kristine built a partnership from zero to 18 organizations committed to developing Billund as the Capital of Children.