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ART-IVATE: El Puente Creative Justice Approach Toolkit

How can the arts and creative expression be used as powerful tools for learning and engagement? How can the passion found in creativity move participants from inspiration to action as leaders for social change? For 34 years, El Puente has used the arts and creativity as a vehicle for community transformation in a codified framework. […]

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Summer Enrichment: Events and Workshops

NOCD-NY and affiliates offer a number of enrichment events and workshops this summer (plus additional events on the calendar to your right). A few highlights… Just Economies: NYC Tuesday July 22, 12:00pm-1:15pm EDT Co-sponsored by Arts & Democracy and NOCD-NY From worker cooperatives to community land trusts, participatory budgeting to community gardens, people are finding […]

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Report! Valuing the Intersection Between Arts, Culture, and Community

On September 12, 2013 NOCD-NY convened Valuing the Intersection Between Arts, Culture, and Community: An Exchange of Research and Practice. The exchange brought together members of the NOCD-NY working group and our allies with leading researchers including: Mindy Fullilove, Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Studies and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University Maria Rosario-Jackson, Senior […]

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Report series! Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space

Introducing NOCD-NY’s full profile series, Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space.  This collection emerged out of NOCD-NY discussions about inventive cultural uses of urban space. Members shared stories about the complex process of transforming vacant lots and underused public spaces into vibrant cultural sites that revealed a reservoir of local know-how and creative approaches. – […]

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Corona Plaza: An Urban Omnibus Profile

“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, […]

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Thank you for SPACING OUT with us!

– – On August 15, over 70 allies convened at South Oxford Space for SPACING OUT: A Forum on the Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space. View the agenda here. NOCD-NY identified seven case study topics, presenting local examples to spark small group discussions. Below, you’ll find one-sheets on each topic, example presentations and unedited notes from small group discussions. […]

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Tune in to ‘Spacing Out’

We are gearing up for “Spacing Out: A Forum on Innovative Uses of Cultural Space“, happening this Wednesday at South Oxford Space, and looking forward to the presentations that will be given on various case studies currently being conducted. Topics to be covered include: public spaces programmed by non-profit organizations; adaptive re-use of buildings; shared […]

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MAS Summit for New York City

Join the third annual MAS Summit for New York City on October 18 and 19 at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall. This year we will be highlighting trailblazing initiatives in New York and other cities around the globe, exploring themes of Development, Density, and Diversity. Participants will speak about the balancing act […]

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SIAP resources: arts and social impact

For those interested in learning more about the evaluation of arts and culture in urban neighborhoods, several case studies and summary papers conducted by the Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP), a research group at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice, are easily accessible on their website. SIAP’s research focuses […]

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SPACING OUT! Learn more about our Forum on Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space

SPACING OUT: A Forum on Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space Wednesday, August 15th, 9:30am-12pm, South Oxford Space, 138 S. Oxford Street in Fort Greene, Brooklyn Follow the forum’s live tweets at http://storify.com/fourthartsblock/spacing-out. NOCD-NY: The Naturally Occurring Cultural District Working Group, Arts & Democracy Project and Urban Bush Women presented SPACING OUT, an interactive forum on the […]

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