The author Sarah Jaffe sheds light on why urban areas are hotspots for demonstrations.
Could transitional housing help bring the crisis to a close?
When it comes to holiday decorations, these communities do not hold back.
Seattle and San Francisco point to a way to protect employees against erratic schedules and unpredictable wages.
An Oakland-based firm is developing architecture to support restorative justice.
This photo series depicts an unseen side of the criminal justice system: its effect on the families of incarcerated people.
In the aftermath of a warehouse fire in Oakland, artists nationwide aim to keep their buildings open and secure.
A devastating warehouse fire has made it clear that the city has failed to support its artist community.
In Brownsville, a program called RAPIDO places innovative housing design at the center of community resilience.
After the election, universities are positioning themselves as sources of information about immigration rights.
A new documentary explores how a man’s obsession with New York’s MTA lands him in a legal gray area.
A new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York places civic engagement at the forefront.
Community design efforts get a platform at the Cooper Hewitt museum in New York.
As alternatives to detention, school-based meditation programs help students cope with stress.
This charity delivers cold-weather essentials to people on the street.
It’s not just a matter of affordability. It’ll take an “infrastructure investment,” a new report claims.
A Dutch photographer highlights the beauty of local commerce.
A new documentary charts the disappearance of iconic farm buildings, and makes the case for preserving them.
An upcoming series based on actor Diane Guerrero’s memoir will illuminate the lives of undocumented residents.
A new website tracks global wealth stratification through photographs of household items.
The infestation worsened after Hurricane Sandy, and a Brooklyn-based advocacy group is calling for a solution.