Caron Atlas works to support and stimulate arts and culture as an integral part of social justice. She directs the Arts & Democracy Project, codirects the Naturally Occurring Cultural District Working Group (NOCD-NY), teaches at New York University and Pratt Institute, and is a member of the New York City Steering Committee for Participatory Budgeting. She edited Bridge Conversations: People who Live and Work in Multiple Worlds and Critical Perspectives: Writings on Art and Civic Dialogue.
Beyond Zuccotti Park|
Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space
In the wake of the Occupy Wall Street movement, leading planners and social scientists examine public space today and freedom of assembly.
Writings on Art and Civic Dialogue
Critical Perspectives is a collection of essays that explore art, civic dialogue, and reflective critical writing. The essays focus on three compelling projects that employed the unique capacities of theater, visual art, and historic preservation.
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