For five years this collaborative has worked to address the challenge of increasing immigrant involvement in city parks. Check out their work and hear from two participants.
Everyblock renders the heretofore-obscure workings of neighborhood life explicitly, in something not too far off of real time, and in unprecedentedly high resolution.
Candy Chang shares the process of working with the Center for Urban Pedagogy and the Street Vendor Project to demystify the regulations of street vending in New York City.
The theater company The Civilians has investigated all viewpoints on the Atlantic Yards development proposal as an inroad to broader urban issues of home and neighborhood change.
With Post-it Notes for Neighbors, Candy Chang playfully calls attention to the commodification of information exchange in public space and calls citizen-designers to action.
Deborah Greig, Urban Agriculture Coordinator for East New York Farms!, explains the history of the organization in the context of the neighborhood.