URBAN Los Angeles is a network of activist scholars which aims to create physical and virtual spaces where researchers working with communities can connect and collaborate. URBAN LA’s multidisciplinary, distributed network of community-based researchers is poised to become a robust source of collaborative knowledge creation and a powerful resource for struggling urban communities.
- 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.
- URBAN 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 ...
- Reflections on the Second National URBAN Conference
On Friday, November 13th and Saturday, November 14th, over fifty scholars and activists from the Urban Research-Based Action Network (URBAN) gathered for their second national conference at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Gilda Ochoa, Professor of Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies and Sociology at Pomona College, reflects on the conference: Learning from the Contradictions: A Critical Reflection on Collaborative Action-Research.
- URBAN Gathers for Second National Meeting at University of Massachusetts, Boston
On Friday, November 13th and Saturday, November 14th, over fifty scholars and activists from the Urban Research-Based Action Network (URBAN) gathered for their second national conference at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. This gathering was sponsored by the Spencer and W.T. Grant Foundations. Mark R. Warren, associate professor in the Department of Public Policy and Public ...
- Guidelines for New URBAN Nodes
Starting an Urban Research Based Action Network (URBAN) node gives you the opportunity to bring academics and community leaders together locally and be part of a national network where you can learn, share resources, and work together on the basis of common values. URBAN is building a new and exciting field of collaborative research committed ...