Welcome to the Urban Research-Based Action Network (URBAN)

Recent Contributions

“State of the Research” on School Closure


A collaboration of local scholars will convene a conference on school closures on June 19 at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA from 8:30am-6:00pm...

Highlights from National URBAN Conference

URBAN National Conf UMass Boston

On April 30th and May 1st, the first national URBAN gathering took place at UMASS Boston. Forty-five scholars from across the country gathered for a...

Building a New Public Education Vision


URBAN Boston and the Boston Education Justice Alliance (BEJA) will host a dialogue with Boston area activists and scholar-activists from across the country...

Collaborative Research Seed Grants

With the generous support of the Edward W. Hazen Foundation (a private foundation which is committed to supporting organizing and leadership of young people and...

Upcoming Events

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