Laurie Mazur

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Laurie Mazur is the editor of the Island Press Urban Resilience Project, which is supported by The Kresge Foundation and The JPB Foundation.
A Black woman, wearing a white scarf and black robe and holding a microphone, speaks inside a room. Sitting are four people listening, and others are standing in the back.
Practitioner Voice

Preparing Underinvested Communities for New Funding

Underinvested communities are at a disadvantage when it comes to attracting and deploying funding. The Center for Community Investment is helping to change that.

Family skating at Akoma market.
Arts & Culture

‘We-Making’: How Arts and Culture Build Social Cohesion

In Oakland, the Black Cultural Zone ties together art and community ownership to prevent gentrification and heal trauma.

Community Development Field

More Than a Mural: How Arts and Culture Advance the Mission of the Seattle Housing Authority

Arts programs at one public housing development in Seattle have eased the challenges of redevelopment by helping residents define what the community means to them.