Rockford, an American City tells the story of a city filled with promise. The city at the "top of Illinois." Will the promise that fueled us then, ever return to the Forest City?

This thought-provoking 10 minute video also entertains on so many levels. Even the music at the beginning will remind you of every educational film you ever watched in school back in the day. Seeing what much of Rockford looked like more than 60 years ago is also something quite fascinating.

But after watching the entire film, I kept asking the same questions over and over in my head...

Will Rockford be a city with so much promise again as it had that many years ago?

I believe it can

Will we continue to do the things that we already do well... even better?

We better

Will ineffective leadership continue to hold us back?


Will more of our citizens show up on election day to help replace that ineffective leadership?

I sure hope so

I'm curious what things will go through your mind as you watch this. Please share your thoughts with me in the comment section below.

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