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Cooking up social justice and engaged cultural production one dinner at a time...
project  justice  community  economics  food_politics  art  activism  maryland 
december 2009 by nicholassenn
Creating Neighborhood Capital from Strip Malls / Planetizen
Strip malls are in virtually every American city, but they're rarely an important part of those cities. Ava Bromberg says they can be. Her idea is to turn strip malls into community-owned hubs that generate capital within their neighborhood and keep it there.
news  planning  community  development  economics  spatial_justice  los_angeles 
october 2009 by nicholassenn
Transformasium uses the creative process and locally identified resources to transform ideas into tangible social and economic benefits. Our collaborative arts programming and skill-building workshops connect communities stratified by class, race and age and expand upon existing community networks and resources, while rendering models of possibility for other post-industrial cities.
project  art  sustainability  reuse  deindustrialization  community  urbanism  education  pennsylvania 
january 2009 by nicholassenn
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