The Urban Democracy Lab promotes critical, creative, just, and sustainable forms of urbanism through engaged scholarship, collaborative undergraduate and graduate coursework, creative public programming, and active publication.

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  Beyond The Pandemic

The CoVid-19 pandemic has worsened what was already untenable: millions of renters and homeowners are now facing increased housing insecurity, as making rent and mortgage payments has become difficult. The pandemic has laid bare social fault-lines, the precarity of the lives of so many, and the fragility of our social safety net. As we face...
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  Engaged Urbanists

Engaged Urbanists is our longest-standing, core working group. It meets monthly on the second Friday of each month and is built on reviewing works-in-progress that emphasize the porousness of the walls between the academy and the “real” world, scholars and activists, teachers and learners. More →

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  Global Fellowship in Urban Practice Symposium
Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
Washington Place
New York, NY , USA
Oct 13, 2021 | 6:30pm8:30pm
  BIG WALK 2021: Governors Island
Soissons Landing
Governors Island
Sep 18, 2021 | 10:30am3:00pm
  New Municipalism in the Post-COVID World
Apr 6, 2021 | 2:30pm4:00pm