Read the selected insights, thoughts and experiences of our staff and partners.
On its surface, our meeting location of DTLA seemed like an odd choice: a Southern California neighbourhood known more for its office buildings and car culture than its livability. Our… Read more
UNHCR tells us that more than 5.6 million people have fled Syria since the onset of the civil war in 2011, seeking safety in neighbouring countries and beyond. An estimated… Read more
If you were in Los Angeles one morning last September, you might have noticed small groups of adults making their way downtown on foot while pushing empty strollers or carrying… Read more
On 21-22 September 2018, artists, politicians, architects, and academics got together to discuss how to make space for children to play in the city during the Istanbul95 Urban Playspaces Conference. Read more
We live in Orange Grove in Johannesburg, where the sound of charismatic Ethiopian churches on Louis Botha Avenue mixes with the incessant hooting of mini-bus taxis and the acoustic guitar… Read more
In late June, when the press was talking about toxic stress and the long-lasting negative impacts of separating children from their parents with regard to US border policy, a diverse… Read more
“We have to plan our cities for all, including the disabled, the old, children, but also babies and those who care for them” – this is how Heather Thompson, Interim… Read more