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.


  Freedom Forward Film Series: Sementes
Feb 7, 2023 | 6:30pm9:30pm

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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 third 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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  Dismantling Racial Capitalism
Dec 1, 2022 | 12:00pm7:00pm
  Frontiers of Labor Organizing
Nov 15, 2022 | 2:00pm4:00pm
  Freedom Forward Film Series
Nov 1, 2022 | 12:00amNov 29, 2022 6:30pm