URBAN @ PARSONS

A hub for graduate programs and students that focus on reframing the study of urbanism, design, policy and inequality. Urban @ Parsons draws on an expanding body of knowledge, research, and action. The basic premise is that specific types of critical knowledge and creative thinking can redefine cities and urbanization in fundamental ways.

EVENTS

Join us for the Startup Design Jam! on April 1st, 2017!

You’re invited to Startup Design Jam! Calling all game-changers! If you have a background in web development, marketing, communication, public relations, design or business development, join us to show off your capabilities and gain insight into how startups grow. >> All skill levels are welcome! << Collaborate with like minded people to solve problems and…

Arc of Justice Screening: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 – 7:00 PM – SOLD OUT

Join us for an exclusive screening of the critically acclaimed short documentary Arc of Justice, directed by Helen S. Cohen and Mark Lipman, which traces the journey of New Communities, Inc., in southwest Georgia, a pioneer of the community land trust model. Stay for a discussion about how CLTs are being formed in New York…

ELab User Testing Workshop – Saturday, March 18!

Join us for a Test and Play Session! Come to our User Testing Workshop and learn more about the amazing concepts our startups are working on while helping them test their service/products!! RSVP TODAY! Collaborate with like-minded people to solve problems and create new solutions with 5 startups founded by current students and recent Parsons…

Less Than 3/5s: Examining the Consequences of 400 Years of Inequality – March 17th, 2017

Examining the Consequences of 400 Years of Inequality In 1776 the Declaration of Independence boldy declared, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…” Reality belied that statement, as millions were then held in bondage, and the Founding Fathers decided to count those slaves as “3/5’s of a person.”  That…

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