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Urban Investigations

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2011

‘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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‘Where Does Your (Convenience Store) Food Come From?’

Gilt Taste

August, 31, 2011

These students take the opportunity to really explore how this little corner of the city works… and what results is one of the smartest, most nuanced, and most fun documents on the subject we’ve ever seen.

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‘Who Is Shaping New York’s Subway Redevelopment?’

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August, 15, 2011

The project juxtaposes the fact that such a construction project creates jobs but there is a suspicious absence of ‘the public’ in MTA’s decisions.

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‘Fast-Tracked: Who Decides Where the Subway Goes?’

Urban Omnibus

August, 10, 2011

The group investigated how transportation planning works by talking to stakeholders, researching policy and financing, and pounding the pavement.

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‘We Seriously Love The Internet is Serious Business’

Detroit Digital Justice Coalition zine #3

June, 30, 2011

The film is instrumental in engaging people in disenfranchised communities who have been previously intimidated by the Internet. It is understandable by ANYONE from age 8 to 80.

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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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‘Visualizing the Dangers of Toxic Brownfields’

The Dirt

April, 20, 2011

Middle school students went out and mapped the empty lots and then started investigating [them].

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What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

Predatory Equity

Making Policy Public

Predatory Equity

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

Fast-Tracked

Urban Investigations

Fast-Tracked

What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?