Tag Archive: Cities and Social Justice

“Change Strategies for Sustainable Cities” Class Provides Recommendations for PlaNYC


*Reposted from the Sustainable Milano blog: In the Spring 2014 semester, Professor John Clinton, founder of the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management M.S. program, taught a one-time offering called “Change Strategies for Sustainable Cities”. In class, graduate students from Milano andParsons engaged in discussions of what “sustainability” really means, what it looks like when cities take sustainability seriously, and how New …

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Student Opinion: Nicole Brownstein, Urban Policy Student, on the NYC Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food


Urban Policy student Nicole Brownstein published an article for PolicyMic outlining some of New York City’s mayoral candidate opinions on food policy and food justice. Six candidates attended the Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food, held in Tishman Auditorium on July 17th and co-hosted by several city food policy agencies. You can read …

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NY State Department of Agriculture and Markets: Evaluation of New York City’s Garden to Cafe Pilot Project

Media Report Presentation Team Klara Ibarra Daniel Clason-Hook Patricia Bowker Organization NY State Department of Agriculture and Markets About Students worked with the NY State Department of Agriculture and Markets to conduct a process evaluation to assess the feasibility and implementation of scaling the New York City School Food Garden-to-Café Pilot project. Garden to Cafe is …

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Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs: Immigration History Week 101

Media Report Presentation  Team Tali Wojnowich Stacey Stecko Julio Schuback Organization Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs About New York is a city that over eight million people call home. As of the census taken in 2000 over two million of this population was born outside of the United States. This is a staggering amount, and many believe …

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International Field Program Projects

Organization International Field Program About Many International Field Program participants return from their summer with the desire to continue working with their organization. This PDPM / PIA section would be for IFPers who wish to further develop their summer project as a Practicum (starting in PDPM in Fall and continuing in Spring as Practicum). Most …

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