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2018

‘Next City Looks Ahead at the Next 15 Years’

Next City

December, 31, 2018

Next City asked 19 influenial urbanists the question: “What incites hope for the future of our cities?” to commemorate their 15th anniversary. David Schupbach, one of Next City’s board members, brought up the work of Liz Ogbu in partnership with Christine Gaspar, Barbara Brown Wilson, and others, as an example of social justice work he believes should be expanded on in the future.

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‘The Drawing Center and the Center for Urban Pedagogy explore social justice with drawing’

The Architects Newspaper

November, 14, 2018

In partnership with CUP, The Drawing Center will feature an exhibition and series of community-engaged design events that encourage visitors to learn how art and design can be used to address social justice issues affecting underserved communities.

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‘101 small ways you can improve your city’

Curbed

November, 2, 2018

Fix up your local park. Does barely functional equipment take the fun out of your local playground? Would new basketball courts or equipment make the park next door more enticing? To help guide those seeking to get their public parks in tip-top shape, the Center for Urban Pedagogy created a guide for building coalitions, activating the community, and petitioning local government for change. It’s New York-centric, but the lessons can be applied everywhere.

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‘These might be the best-run nonprofits in New York’

NYN Media

October, 19, 2018

There are 20 finalists for the $100,000 Spark Prize. The Brooklyn Community Foundation announced which nonprofits were still in the running on Oct. 17, with the five winners to be named in January. In the meantime, the finalists will each get a $5,000 donation match during the upcoming #GivingTuesday. Read the full list of finalists here.

  • Center for Urban Pedagogy (Brooklyn) uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement, particularly among historically underrepresented communities. They are recognized for their practices in Fundraising, where they foster a culture of philanthropy among their staff.

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‘Janice Bartley Speaks at the Center for Urban Pedagogy’

AHRC NYC

October, 19, 2018

Janet Bartley, Advocacy Specialist for AHRC NYC, spoke about her experience working with CUP to produce the Making Policy Public project, What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

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‘The Center for Urban Pedagogy’

Franknews

May, 22, 2018

For most of our projects, community organizations apply to work with us, and they tell us what issues they’re having a hard time explaining to their constituents. What policy or planning process they’re having a hard time explaining, and why that’s creating injustice in their community

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‘Design Over Time: the Value of Case Studies’

AIGA

April, 13, 2018

Three of the case studies take place in the United States, including one from the Center for Urban Pedagogy that focused on rezoning, which has radically reshaped neighborhoods in NYC.

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QUEENS RESIDENTS TURN THE HEAT UP ON UTILITIES

NY1 News

March, 9, 2018

The Public Utility Law Project and State Senator Leroy Comrie’s office hosted a free clinic on Friday, helping residents go through their utility bills. 

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‘Presentation: The Center for Urban Pedagogy’

Philly Stewards

February, 10, 2018

On Saturday, February 10th, Frampton Tolbert, Deputy Director of the Center for Urban Pedagogy spoke on Design and Civic Engagement at Ulises. The talk focused on the history of CUP, its mission, and recent projects, along with ongoing initiatives.

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‘A Force of People’

Landscape Architecture Magazine

January, 4, 2018

Damon Rich talks about the planning approaches that recently earned him a Macarthur Fellowship.

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Rent Regulation Rights

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Rent Regulation Rights

Snack Attack

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Lunchroom Digest

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What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Language Rights are Civil Rights!

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Language Rights are Civil Rights!

Scary, Ok With it, Good

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