Make a Gift to the Future
All of us, if we are reasonably comfortable, healthy and safe, owe immense debts to the past. There is no way, of course, to repay the past. We can only repay those debts by making gifts to the future.
Jane Jacobs, journalist
Become a Young Urbanist Today
You can have an impact on the direction your city will take. Cities are not static, they are changing all the time and today this is happening faster than ever before. Together let’s explore our cities, find solutions to the challenges contemporary cities face, and understand what more needs to be done.
Your city needs you and all the creativity you can share.
1 Think Global
Visit The Young Urbanists Handbook to start exploring our cities, find solutions to the challenges contemporary cities face, and understand what more needs to be done.
2 Get Social
Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to stay on top of the latest thinking (and controversies!) in Urbanism.
3 Act Local
Get involved in what is going on in your town or city.
Start with you and your experiences. What about your local paper? Engage with your local government. (And if you’re over 18, don’t forget to vote!). Or start your own thing.
4 Still Hungry?
Awesome. We’ve got some more great materials for you. Let’s start with a few books:
Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty
How Cities Work by Lonely Planet Kids
The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces by William H. Whyte
Triumph of the City by Edward L. Glaeser