URBAN’s New York City Node is centered at the Public Science Project (PSP), located at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Having conducted and supported participatory action research (PAR) for over a decade, PSP collaborates with academics, community organizations, schools, prisons, and public institutions to design, conduct, and support participatory research and practice aimed at interrupting injustice. As part of the effort to create spaces for scholars and community activists to meet and work together, PSP organizes monthly community lunches and hosts Critical Participatory Action Research- Summer Institutes and conferences.
The Public Science Project
365 Fifth Avenue, Room 6203.15
New York, NY 10016
Email the NYC Node here.
- 2017 CRITICAL PAR INSTITUTE
Join us for OUR 7th Season of Critical PAR Institutes! The Critical Participatory Action Research Institute is designed to introduce the theory, methods, and ethics of critical participatory action research (PAR) to graduate students, faculty, and members of community based organizations. Through seminars, roundtables, and hands-on workshops with experienced researchers, participants gain the necessary skills and ...
- 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 ...