In his new book, cultural geographer Don Mitchell looks at the role capitalism plays in creating, perpetuating and criminalizing homelessness in U.S. cities.
Growing Up Boulder created the nation’s first printed kid-friendly city map, designed to help parents and children find their way in the Colorado city.
In the booming co-working industry, some companies are standing out by opening their space up for children and working parents alike.
A memorial park planned for New Haven, Connecticut, will be both a place to grieve and a call to action.
New UNICEF reports explore the ultimate design challenge: How to provide spaces to play and prosper for children living in urban poverty.
A digital collection from Cornell University shows how subjective maps can be used to manipulate, rather than present the world as it really is.
In Generation Priced Out, Randy Shaw examines how Boomers have blocked affordable housing in urban neighborhoods, leaving Millennial homebuyers in the lurch.
Does the film really show us Singapore? It's a city where more than 80 percent of people live in public housing blocks called HDBs, yet we never see one.
New research sounds the alarm on how high levels of lead in topsoil can reduce birth rates.
The number of kids in foster care is climbing, and so are public costs. In search of efficiencies, many states have at least partially privatized their systems.
A new book traces the “citymaking process” of riots and rebellions since the era of Dutch colonization to the present.
A new open-source project uses British historical maps to reveal what Palestine looked like before 1948.
For generations, oil refineries brought jobs—and pollution—to the residents of Wilmington. Can a new generation of youthful activists make it a healthier place to grow up?
My great-great-great-grandfather, a Civil War general and reputed Klan leader, sits atop an equestrian statue in front of the Georgia State Capitol. Some local lawmakers think it’s time for him to come down.
Children’s Advocacy Centers make sure kids only have to tell their story of abuse once.
Serenbe, an intentional community outside Atlanta, promises urban pleasures without the messiness of city life.
Bottom line: It creates risk and the potential for further violence.
The media and the public have tended to offer support for the teen protesters from Parkland, Florida, and other predominantly white communities. It’s been a different story for youth of color.
Pro-statehood leaders are re-envisioning the territory’s schools in the wake of Hurricane Maria. But the privatization process started before the storm hit.
Kids repeatedly exposed to violence, homelessness, and addiction are more likely to carry the long-term effects into adulthood. A new report breaks down the geographic and racial distribution of this trauma.
University of Manchester researchers argue that the movement to make cities more livable for older residents must expand its work on inequality.