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In a moment of increased political complexity for immigrant communities in the United States, a certain type of response to protect and support immigrant communities better is also increasing: worker cooperatives.
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In the form of a stabilized, community-based, shared living environment, CO-LIVE has the ability to positively address the housing challenges faced by immigrants upon their arrival, while effectively increase housing supply and choices.
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How we use public space is personal. Where we decide to sit, play, and congregate, is largely driven by how a space makes us feel and whether we feel welcome. Creating inclusive public spaces means designing spaces that meet the needs of a variety of people.
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Immigrant dispersion and suburbanization presents new challenges, as immigrants may be less likely to form critical masses for social support and political power, and small municipalities may be less capable to address immigrant needs.
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The Development & Communications Associate is a new role at the Urban Design Forum. Under the guidance of the Executive Director, you will produce all organizational communications, coordinate membership development and major giving efforts, and assist with administrative tasks and special projects.
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Twice a year, Fellows of the Urban Design Forum invite a select group of emerging and distinguished leaders to join the Forum community. We welcome candidates of diverse backgrounds, industries and perspectives.
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We are thrilled to announce our third class of Forefront Fellows. The Forefront Fellowship promotes the next generation of urban leaders. This year's interdisciplinary cohort will explore how urban design can support homeless populations, engage host communities and end cycles of homelessness.
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In the fall of 2016, the Urban Design Forum invited its Fellows and experts to help us craft a vision for the future of mobility in New York City. Within these pages, you’ll find an inventory of imaginative thinking on what our city’s transportation landscape could be.
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Regina Myer writes that we need to include the construction of the Brooklyn Strand with the rebuild of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.