The Public School Avengers

Urban Investigations

The Public School Avengers

What Is Mandatory Inclusionary Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Mandatory Inclusionary Housing?

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Now Boarding

Urban Investigations

Now Boarding

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

Announcing our 2019 Making Policy Public collaborations

Announcing our 2019 Making Policy Public collaborations

Over the past year you’ve joined us in celebrating the tenth anniversary of our popular program, Making Policy Public. From an exhibit at The Drawing Center to the launch of several new tools for communities across the city, we’re honored to have collaborated with so many incredible community partners and designers.

We’re thrilled to announce the 2019 round of Making Policy Public issues and look forward to working with these teams over the next year!

Increasing civic engagement for incarcerated people and their families
Designers: Karl Orozco and Tahnee Pantig
Advocate: Alliance of Families for Justice

The right to counsel for tenants facing eviction in NYC
Designers: Chelsea Atwell, Hanah Ho, and Ida Woldemichael
Advocate: Housing Court Answers

Risk Assessment Instruments and their effect on mass incarceration
Designers: Two-N
Advocate: JustLeadershipUSA

E-carceration: the effect of in-home electronic monitoring devices on mass criminalization
Designers: Shreyas R Krishnan and Kruttika Susarla
Advocate: Freedom to Thrive (formerly Enlace)

Special thanks to our stellar jury who selected this year’s projects. Click here to learn more about the project teams and issues!

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Urban Investigations

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Lotto Zone

Urban Investigations

Lotto Zone

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

What's in the Water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the Water?

Seeking Sanctuary

Urban Investigations

Seeking Sanctuary

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

Blunt Conversations

Urban Investigations

Blunt Conversations