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Island Press - Urban Resilience Project
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presented by Jane Jang, fl. 2019; produced by Katharine Sucher, fl. 2019, Jaime Jennings, fl. 2019 and Kyler Geoffroy, fl. 2019, Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 8 mins
Daniel Imhoff and Christina Badaracco, co-authors of The Farm Bill: A Citizen's Guide, speak with congressional staffers about the new farm bill and the implications of food policy. They are joined by Mike Lavender, Senior Manager of Government Affairs for the Union of Concerned Scientists' Food & Environment prog...
presented by Jane Jang, fl. 2019; produced by Katharine Sucher, fl. 2019, Jaime Jennings, fl. 2019 and Kyler Geoffroy, fl. 2019, Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 8 mins
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Saving Our Suburbs, Part 1 of 3, How to Create Successful Suburbs
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; interview by Lisa Schamess, fl. 2018, in Saving Our Suburbs, Part 1 of 3 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 40 mins

The formulas that guided suburban growth for more than 60 years no longer work. How can suburbs adapt to increasingly complex social, economic, fiscal, and environmental demands? What new approaches can help them secure their futures?

In part one, of this three-part webinar series on Saving Our Suburbs (S.O.S.), p...

presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; interview by Lisa Schamess, fl. 2018, in Saving Our Suburbs, Part 1 of 3 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 40 mins
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Saving Our Suburbs, Part 2 of 3, How to Seize Emerging Opportunities
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018, in Saving Our Suburbs, Part 2 of 3 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 30 mins

In this webinar you'll learn how suburbs can cover the costs of creating walkable urbanism by being Opportunistic and developing innovative public/private partnerships to pay for streets, public spaces, art and culture, and, yes, even parking—in other words, the infrastructure that turns density into a tool for...

presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018, in Saving Our Suburbs, Part 2 of 3 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 30 mins
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Vacant to Vibrant: How to Turn Vacant Lots into Vibrant Plots
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 3 mins

Vacant lots in your neighborhood can illustrate neglect and seem like a waste of space. But, these open spaces can also serve as clean canvases for creative community projects that bring positive change.

Interested in learning from leaders and thinkers who have transformed vacant places into vibrant green spaces?...

presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 3 mins
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Design for Good
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 1 mins
presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 1 mins
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Harnessing, and Measuring, the Creative Potential of Social Design
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presented by Jenn Haas, fl. 2019 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 1 mins
Businesses, governments, foundations and the social sector are investing millions of dollars in social design as the most promising methodology for solving the complex human challenges of our time. In this webinar, Cheryl Heller, Founding Chair of the Design for Social Innovation MFA program at the School of Visua...
presented by Jenn Haas, fl. 2019 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 1 mins
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How to Advocate for Local Transit in Your Community
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; interview by David Bragdon, 1959- (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 5 mins

What are the best methods in advocating for better transportation in your city? What do you say at a planning meeting? Who do you even direct your concerns to? What changes can you even affect?

Christof Spieler, author of Trains, Buses, People: An Opinionated Atlas of US Transit, has been in your shoes. Christof,...

presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; interview by David Bragdon, 1959- (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 5 mins
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Unlocking Multimodality in North America  -- Using Bikes to Better Our Transit Systems
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interview by Corinne Kisner, fl. 2018 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 2 mins
In recent years, some urban planners have begun to explore ways to unlock Dutch-style multimodality, hoping to utilize the bicycle as a tool to increase public-transit ridership and decrease car dependency. In fact, the case could be made that—with the right conditions—bikes are better placed to deal with the...
interview by Corinne Kisner, fl. 2018 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 2 mins
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