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Urban Alchemy Reading Group

Join UofO’s summer reading group of the seminal text “Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America’s Sorted-Out Cities” by Dr. Mindy Fullilove REGISTER FOR FREE HERE What if divided neighborhoods were causing public health problems? What if a new approach to planning and design could tackle both the built environment and collective well-being at the same …

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Stroll’n Scroll and Share!

Friday’s January 29th and February 5th starting at 5:30PM EST This year’s Jan Term will have the theme Mushrooms and Marx and we want to think collectively and  ecologically about the needs of our cities at this time. This year one of our virtual field trip offerings for Jan Term is Stroll ‘n Scroll and …

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Lunch ‘n Learn with Andy Merrifield

Join Andy Merrifield for UofO’s Jan Term seminar on Mushrooms and Marx. Register for free on Eventbrite. Andy Merrifield is a writer, urbanist and independent scholar with a PhD from the University of Oxford. He is author of a dozen books, including works on urbanism and social theory such as Metromarxism, The New Urban Question and Magical Marxism, intellectual …

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Remembering Rosa: Stories & Songs of People’s Power

University of Orange invites you to attend Remembering Rosa: Stories and Songs of People’s Power. Monday December 21st at 6pm.This hour long virtual event features four stories of solidarity and community organizing in Orange NJ alongside song and dance from Ebenezer Baptist Church, Orange Prep Academy, Concepts in Choreography, and local artists Ray Sykes and Joshua …

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Stroll and Scroll Walks

As a part of UofO’s Reading Group for Mindy Fullilove’s book Main Street we are offering three walks: A Box-Circle-Line walk of Orange’s Main Street on October 31st (~2 miles) on October 31st from 1-3PM A Transect Walk from Maplewood to Montclair (~8 miles) on November 1st starting at 10:30am A Transect Walk following the Orange Line …

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Drawing by Carol Hsiung.

Main Street Reading Group

We invite you to join the University of Orange in a reading group and urbanism series that will celebrate the launch of Main Street: How A City’s Heart Connects Us All by Essex County’s own Mindy Thompson Fullilove, MD. Register for free here. For information on the facilitated Stroll and Scroll walks as a part of …

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Main Street Book Launch Party!

Join us on September 8th at 5:30PM to celebrate the release of Dr. Mindy Fullilove’s book, Main Street: How a City’s Heart Connects Us All. We will have music and poems from friends featured in Main Street, a reading from Mindy, and the Might and Main award ceremony!  Register for the book launch HERE and pre-order …

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Drawing by Carol Hsiung.

Summer Reading Group: Ideas Arrangements Effects

Join DS4SI and U of O in their upcoming book group! Using the Ideas–Arrangements–Effects framework from DS4SI’s new book, we will dig into techniques and examples for sensing arrangements, intervening in unjust ones, and imagining new, more sustainable and joyful ones.  Meetings are Monday’s in August from 5PM to 6PM. To participate: Download a FREE …

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Summer Reading Group: From Enforcers to Guardians

UofO Reading Group: “From Enforcers to Guardians”In partnership with DS4SI and Maplewood Memorial Library. Mindy Fullilove, UofO Co-founder, and Hannah Cooper wrote From Enforcers to Guardians to help people understand how police violence affects health and to understand possible paths forward. You can download a free PDF of the book below, a précis for each …

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