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  • Post-election letter reaffirming URBAN core values

    Dear Colleagues, As a network of scholars and activists who link university and community resources in the service of community engaged research, action, and social change, URBAN knows that in this critical moment, we must speak to and fight back against voter suppression and civil rights violations, as well as continue to address systems of racial, ...

  • URBAN Newsletter – Summer 2016

    The URBAN newsletter is now available here, and it includes updates about national URBAN events and node activities during the 2015 – 2016 academic year.

  • NonVenn logo onlyURBAN Gathers for Third National Meeting: “Critical Solidarities and Multi-Scalar Powers”

    Urban Research-Based Action Network (URBAN) Gathers for Third National Meeting at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York On Thursday, March 31st and Friday, April 1st, nearly one hundred scholars, activists, and artists gathered for the third national URBAN conference at the CUNY Graduate Center: Critical Solidarities and Multi-Scalar Powers. The convening began with ...

  • Education Node at AERA and Leadership Change

    The Education node included a lineup of AERA events in the program this year in Washington D.C.. Thank you to all who presented, chaired, discussed, mentored, attended, and otherwise contributed to the sessions. It was a very rich series, with a powerful Presidential session, a well-attended fireside chat, a couple of inspiring off-site events, where we learned ...

  • Call for Papers: African Heritage Studies Association, June 15th 2016

    THE AFRICAN HERITAGE STUDIES ASSOCIATION Founded 1969 In Collaboration with the Ronald Walters Leadership & Policy Center, Howard University Annual Conference “SCHOLAR-ACTIVISM IN AFRICA AND THE DIASPORA”November 3-5, 2016 Washington, D.C. CALL FOR PAPERS Submission Deadline – June 15th 2016 Social Activism in Pan African communities has historically been informed by our scholars.  Frederick Douglas set the mark in the indefatigable fight ...

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