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‘A Roadmap to Welfare in New York’

City Limits

April, 30, 2015

It’s also a complicated system, and that’s why the Safety Net Project of the Urban Justice Center, working with the Center for Urban Pedagogy, released on Thursday “Your Guide to Welfare,” which walks the reader through the system: who it’s for, what it does and how to access it.

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‘This Might Be the Most Important Handout Needy New Yorkers Need’

Next City

April, 30, 2015

She adds that this poster is another way for public assistance recipients to be treated in a dignified way, respectful of the fact that these are benefits they are entitled to: “One of the goals of the poster and of this whole campaign is to let people know that there is a real possibility that there are programs out there that might be able to help them in their day-to-day survival for their family.”

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‘New Guide to Public Assistance Aims to Help Neediest Navigate System’

Gotham Gazette

April, 30, 2015

The guide was created over the last year through feedback from recipients of public benefits and advocacy groups. The city’s Human Resources Administration (HRA) also helped review the poster drafts and its commissioner, Steve Banks, was at Thursday’s launch event.

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‘All of This Belongs to You, V&A, London — review’

The Financial Times

April, 8, 2015

“Vendor Power” is an easy-to-read document outlining the rights of street vendors in New York, a simple effort to help them in their confrontations with officials who might want to move them on or impose fines. It was developed by the Centre for Urban Pedagogy, a non-profit coalition of architects, designers and artists, and its intention is to make urban life better — not for the creative classes but for the struggling immigrants and budding entrepreneurs who operate the city’s food carts. 

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‘New Advocacy Guide Maps Path to Improved Parks’

Gotham Gazette

July, 30, 2014

Park enthusiasts, including members of several community and advocacy groups, gathered to celebrate the publication of the guide and move the flourishing park advocacy movement forward, hoping to broaden involvement across the city.

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MAS Context

July, 1, 2012

A multi-page feature from MAS Context’s special issue on “Communication.”

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‘Policy for People poster-style’

Public Policy Lab

November, 10, 2011

The poster speaks to the audience for whom the information is most important — those who are under 18!

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‘Know Your Lines’

Art Threat

May, 11, 2011

Who is drawing the lines? What does the shape of a district mean? And what does a good redistricting process look like? These are precisely the questions being tackled in Know Your Lines.

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‘‘I Got Arrested—Now What?’’

ABA Journal

December, 1, 2010

[The comic] takes young readers on an easy-to-follow journey from booking to sentencing by breaking down complicated legal concepts into language they can understand.

‘Remaking the Map’

ArtNews

October, 1, 2010

Hubs and spokes in orange dotting and crisscrossing a light blue earth drew attention to major ports where workers could most influence job conditions. 

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‘I Got Arrested! A Guide to the Juvenile Justice System’

Reclaiming Futures

August, 31, 2010

Want to help teens understand the juvenile justice system? Draw them a picture — or rather, lots of them. 

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‘Poster Aims to Demystify Multifaceted Process Faced by Arrested Teens’

New York Law Journal

August, 4, 2010

It may never rival the popularity of “Batman” or “Teen Titans,” but its creators hope that a new comic book-style poster will grab the attention of thousands of New York City kids caught up in the juvenile justice system.

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