Organization News

Midweek Video: Marc Dones Discusses Homelessness Solutions at April Urbanist Meetup

Marc Dones was our April Meetup guest and the conversation focused on the homelessness crisis. Dones (they/them pronouns) is tasked with solving the crisis...

Last Day of Our Spring Subscriber Drive – Give Today!

Today is the last day of our Spring Subscriber Drive, and to grow The Urbanist we need your support. To close out strong, we...
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Achieving New Heights: Spring 2022 Publication Update

We are only three months into 2022, and yet the year has already proven to be a groundbreaking one for The Urbanist. Last fall,...

Launching Spring Subscriber Drive to Grow The Urbanist

The Urbanist has launched its Spring Subscriber Drive and we're asking you to become a monthly donor or give an annual gift to #GrowTheUrbanist....

How to Use Our Redesigned Website and Why We Retired Our Comment Section

We’re pleased to announce a redesign of our website with the goal of shortening page loading times and improving the reader experience. Toward that...
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The Urbanist Announces New Paid Freelance Reporter Program

As mentioned during our most recent subscriber drive, we are dedicating the first $2,000 that was raised to a paid freelance reporter program. A...

Crystal Fincher is Our November Meetup Guest for an Election Breakdown Edition

The Urbanist's monthly meetup is November 9th at 6:15pm. Crystal Fincher is a political consultant and host of the acclaimed podcast Hacks & Wonks, which...
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Building on The Urbanist’s Vision

Stepping into my new role as Managing Editor of The Urbanist has made it clearer for me than ever how much effort it takes...