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.

Upcoming

  What is Anti-Racism? And Why it Means Anti-Capitalism: Book event featuring Arun Kundnani
WHERE:
20 Cooper Square 4th floor
New York NY, USA
WHEN:
Dec 12, 2023 | 6:00pm8:00pm
 
 

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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 →

  Social Housing

There is a growing, nationwide housing crisis. In the last few years, the discussion among housing movements has moved from a critique of gentrification, displacement, and other manifestations of that crisis to a search for an alternative vision. That vision requires creating housing whose production, distribution, and management is guided by deeply democratic principles, a...
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  In Conversation with Olufemi Taiwo & Sumitra Rajkumar
WHERE:
295 Lafayette Street
New York NY 10012, USA
WHEN:
Dec 4, 2023 | 2:30pm4:00pm
 
  Our Stories Carried Us Here: Voice of Refuge Book Reading and Discussion
WHEN:
Nov 1, 2023 | 2:00pm
 
  Global Fellowship in Urban Practice Symposium 2023
WHEN:
Oct 26, 2023 | 5:00pm8:00pm