Come on, get healthy with the Healthy Neighborhoods Challenge

by ioby
June 6, 2016

In the United States, the formal health care system—insurance, doctors, hospitals, pharmaceuticals—tends to dominate the conversation about health. But research is making it increasingly clear that what’s going on in our neighborhoods has as much or more to do with our wellbeing as what insurance policy we can afford or which doctor we see. In […]

Grand Street Settlement Block Party: Good times make good neighbors

by ioby
May 31, 2016

The 2016 Livonia Avenue El-Space Challenge is a partnership between ioby and the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) that’s connecting community leaders in Brownsville, Brooklyn with funding and support for their creative, short-term projects that reimagine the space around the elevated train structure (“el-space”) along the neighborhood’s Livonia Avenue.   “I have to […]

Knowledge is delicious: The Isabahlia Healthy Food Festival

by ioby
May 27, 2016

  The 2016 Livonia Avenue El-Space Challenge is a partnership between ioby and the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) that’s connecting community leaders in Brownsville, Brooklyn with funding and support for their creative, short-term projects that reimagine the space around the elevated train structure (“el-space”) along the neighborhood’s Livonia Avenue.   [ioby Leader […]

Best of Brownsville Photo Project: Looking up is what’s good in the neighborhood

by ioby
May 26, 2016

The 2016 Livonia Avenue El-Space Challenge is a partnership between ioby and the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) that’s connecting community leaders in Brownsville, Brooklyn with funding and support for their creative, short-term projects that reimagine the space around the elevated train structure (“el-space”) along the neighborhood’s Livonia Avenue. “So many people travel […]

A ‘wonderful homecoming’ for residents: Make Music Brownsville

by ioby
May 25, 2016

  The 2016 Livonia Avenue El-Space Challenge is a partnership between ioby and the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) that’s connecting community leaders in Brownsville, Brooklyn with funding and support for their creative, short-term projects that reimagine the space around the elevated train structure (“el-space”) along the neighborhood’s Livonia Avenue.   “Brownsville is […]

Announcing the Livonia Avenue El-Space Challenge

by ioby
May 23, 2016

“What’s really exciting about this partnership is that it’s turning the traditional planning process on its head.” – David Weinberger, ioby’s City Partnerships Director The 2016 Livonia Avenue El-Space Challenge is a partnership between ioby and the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) that’s connecting community leaders in Brownsville, Brooklyn with funding and support […]