DecaturNext is a place for those who do the hard work of envisioning and building what’s next for Decatur, Alabama.  This is a place where our community can learn about and build support for innovations and ideas that will help us thrive in the global economy. This is a place for those who derive joy and satisfaction from living here and want to make sure others enjoy the same opportunity in the future.

We seek respectful but rigorous discussion about what we can do, every single day, to keep improving the quality of life for Decatur residents. If you are aware of the great possibilities for Decatur and are working to help realize them, you will find like minds here. If you are informed about our challenges but more interested in seeking solutions than simply repeating the challenge over and over, you will find support here. If you believe that innovation is part of this community’s DNA, then you already know what this place is all about…