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August 8, 2017
WORK WITH US IN CIVIC CREATIVITY  Building on a deep legacy of community engagement, SFNOMA is your local design advocacy platform.  Member firms are civic creatives.  We work closely with communities and community leaders to develop experiences,... Read More

Laboratorio de Gobierno

July 20, 2016
Laboratorio de Gobierno is a multidisciplinary and interministerial team of the Government of Chile, announced by President Michelle Bachelet on May 21, 2014, commanded to develop, facilitate and promote innovation processes focused in users within services State.

[AUTONOMA] International Conference on Urban Autonomy and the Collective City

May 18, 2016
[AUTONOMA] is an initiative undertaken by a group of Onassis Foundation Scholars, and independent researchers, who joined their academic and professional background in Urban Design, Sustainability, Geography, and Urban Sociology to reflect on the vision of the collective city. [Speakers] Pier Vittorio Aureli /// Rafi Segal /// Cameron Tonkinwise /// Doina Petrescu /// Constantin Petcu /// Erik Swyngedouw /// Maria Kaika /// Stavros Stavridis /// Miguel Robles Duran /// Ethel Baraona Pohl /// Cesar Reyes Najera /// Nikos Belavilas /// Nikos Anastasopoulos ///Leopold Lambert

Enterprise Community Partners

March 6, 2015
Our mission is to create opportunity for low- and moderate income people through affordable housing in diverse, thriving communities. - See more at:

Penn Institute for Urban Research

March 4, 2015
Penn Institute for Urban Research focuses on research that informs the sustainable and inclusive twenty-first-century city. By providing a forum for collaborative scholarship and instruction at Penn and beyond, Penn IUR stimulates research and engages with urban practitioners and policymakers to inform urban policy.

Ultimate Block Party

March 4, 2015
Play for Tomorrow is committed to working towards affecting policy and education delivery and overcoming the disconnect between what we know about learning and how we are teaching. The organization’s mission is to change attitudes, beliefs and practices how children learn among families, educators, child-care providers, pediatricians and policymakers.

New Voice Fellowship (not yet public)

March 4, 2015
The New Voices Fellowships encourages development experts from the developing world to share their perspectives and innovations. Through developing social media, communication and leadership skills, Fellows are able to elevate their message and better contribute to the global development discussion.

Resource Center for Raza Planning

March 4, 2015
RCRP contributes planning and research to traditional New Mexico communities to improve natural resource preservation efforts, community development and design.

Center for an Urban Future

March 4, 2015
Center for an Urban Future is a NYC-based think tank dedicated to highlighting the critical opportunities and challenges facing New York and other cities and to providing fresh ideas and workable solutions to policymakers.

Pratt Center for Community Development

March 4, 2015
The Pratt Center for Community Development is a group of urban planners, organizers and policy experts at Pratt Institute helping New Yorkers build sustainable neighborhoods.

Making Policy Public

March 4, 2015
The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to improve civic engagement. CUPcollaborates with designers, educators, advocates, students, and communities to make educational tools that demystify complex policy and planning issues.

Center for Urban Future Internships

March 4, 2015
The Center for an Urban Form uses a factual journalistic approach to increase awareness of pressing urban issues. The Center aims to promote solutions for often overlooked urban problems.

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