While governments have scrambled to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, citizens and small businesses have demonstrated both resilience and creativity in adapting outdoor and underutilized spaces to fit their new lifestyles.
Although it’s been over 400 years since the first enslaved Africans arrived on present-day U.S. soil, we have yet to truly confront this legacy - something that’s imperative to understanding how and why systemic racism has come to take its current form in our country.
In early March of this year - shortly before the COVID19 pandemic upended our daily lives - our team launched a national survey of 1,000+ people to better understand how they feel about real estate development in their neighborhoods.
coUrbanize was founded to amplify the voices of the entire community, especially the most marginalized. We have not lost sight of our mission and although we are not perfect, we are working to be better.