“Urban Omnibus has partnered with the NOCD Working Group to look more deeply into just a few of New York’s NOCDs. Over the next several months, we will publish four original articles that illuminate the specific constellations of social forces, strategies, organizations, and individuals that make Corona, Fort Greene, St. George, and Hunts Point emblematic, […]
Co-sponsored by the Arts + Community Change Initiative and Fourth Arts Block and hosted by The J.M. Kaplan Fund, arts leaders, policymakers, funders, and researchers met for a cross-sector roundtable discussion on Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts (NOCDs) on August 12, 2010. Highlighting exemplary practices from across New York City, this forum aimed to develop policy […]
Charting the Road to Resilience: From the Ground Up This weekend, NOCD-NY will be contributing to Charting the Road to Resilience: From the Ground Up, a two-day Municipal Art Society convening to exchange lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy and to cultivate ideas for how to become a more livable and resilient New York. Site Visits, […]
If you are a Staten Island-based artist affected by Sandy, the Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island (COAHSI) staff is offering direct one-on-one emergency grant writing assistance to affected artists: More info here.
NOCD-NY’s work is informed by a host of innovative support resources, including… – - Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP) University of Pennsylvania’s Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP) researches types of “natural cultural districts” and provides direction to cultivate them: SIAP_Research. – - Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Local Initiatives Support Corporation […]