Creating Environmental Justice at the Local Level

Creating Environmental Justice at the Local Level

A Q&A with environmental policy expert Dr. Ana I. Baptista. With Earth Day approaching, Urban Matters spotlights a new report, “Local Policies for Environmental Justice,”from the Tishman Environment and Design Center (TEDC) at The New School. It reviews a growing movement to enlist local governments in stopping … Continue Reading →
Public and Urban Policy Brown Bag Talk | Census 2020

Public and Urban Policy Brown Bag Talk | Census 2020

There is no function of government more central to democracy than the Census—from apportioning seats for public office to federal funding formulas and data for social scientists. The 2020 Census will be the first on-line Census. It is grossly underfunded and the federal administration in … Continue Reading →
Milano Management Brown Bag Talk | Reimagining Social Movements

Milano Management Brown Bag Talk | Reimagining Social Movements

The power of social movements to hold governments, institutions, and individuals accountable is increasingly apparent in these troubling and turbulent times. While many people define any gathering of people as a social movement, in this Brown Bag, Milano Professor, Sujatha Jesudason shares a more nuanced definition of social movements … Continue Reading →