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10 unusual things about the Unusual Suspects Festival
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10 unusual things about the Unusual Suspects Festival

As usual, the Unusual Suspects festival showed lots of things that are not found during an average social innovation event... 1) We facilitated unli…
SIX
29 June 2017
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How human connections can form a solid foundation for social change- Lessons for the Unusual Suspects Festival
Citizen Participation

How human connections can form a solid foundation for social change- Lessons for the Unusual Suspects Festival

At times it seems no wonder that social isolation and loneliness are on the increase. Quite frankly it’s tough out there, with rising inequalities…
17 May 2017Duncan Collins-Adams
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How a small city in Alberta eliminated homelessness
Cities

How a small city in Alberta eliminated homelessness

Medicine Hat, a small city in southeastern Alberta recently became the first city to eliminate homelessness – simply by giving every homeless pers…
13 July 2016Maythe Han
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Migrant crisis’: what can cities learn about new service design?
Design

Migrant crisis’: what can cities learn about new service design?

This blog was originally published on URBACT.A message from Sicily There’s been a lot of recent talk about the additional pressure new migrant arr…
1 June 2016Eddy Adams, URBACT
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Meet Sylvie Le Bars and the European project TRAIN in Stations
Housing

Meet Sylvie Le Bars and the European project TRAIN in Stations

Sylvie Le Bars is an expert in European projects. She spent seven years in Brussels working for the European institutions before joining France and…
19 March 2016SIE
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Innovative Solutions to Housing Refugees
Housing

Innovative Solutions to Housing Refugees

This article was written by Eloise Acland, Fellow at Year Here. It is also available to read in Spanish. The refugee crisis has lead to various dem…
19 January 2016Eloise Acland
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Citizen-led CALM system making refugees feel at home
Housing

Citizen-led CALM system making refugees feel at home

As part of our Beyond Crisis: Innovative Approaches to the Integration of Migrants collection, this article explores one such initiative. This arti…
10 November 2015SIE
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Lab Notes - November 2015 Edition
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Lab Notes - November 2015 Edition

This month’s key lab picks: #1. Read about the people-powered fight for affordable housing for São Paulo’s poorest in this CityLab interview w…
SIX
3 November 2015
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SIX Interviews Volodymyr Shcherbachenko on Urban Monitor
Citizen Participation

SIX Interviews Volodymyr Shcherbachenko on Urban Monitor

“Urban Monitor” – Modern Ukraine is an industrial country with a predominately urban population. With the rapid urban development that has occ…
9 July 2013Volodymyr Shcherbachenko
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