Why Your Rustbelt Town Needs Civic Entrepreneurs — Right Away

Jacob Titus, a key sparkplug in restarting South Bend’s engines

Early this year, before the COVID crisis had really emerged, a new documentary film about life in South Bend called Big Enough, Small Enough was released. It’s a mix of great drone footage, interviews, and street-level scenes of this grungy-hip town which several of the interviewees describe as “just right” — i.e., large enough to have some big-city amenities, small enough to still…