As we work to inspire better cities, we do more than produce informative journalism daily. We make news too. On this page, you can find all of Next City’s press releases, as well as links to where our reporting has been cited and our staffers quoted.
PHILADELPHIA — Next City today announces it is partnering with the High Line to present “The Future of Monumentality,” a speaker series at the unique intersection of art, design, and urbanism.
This series of two panels, moderated by New York Times critic Salamishah Tillet, will be held on January 27 and 28 and are open now for registration at nextcity.org. The series engages artists, historians, government leaders, and placemakers on the subject of public monuments, examining the civic, aesthetic, and historical contexts these influential objects inhabit.
The Google GNI Innovation Challenge announced today that it will provide $30,000 in funding to Next City to create a one-of-a-kind “Representation Tracker” that will help to ensure that people of color and marginalized groups are included as sources in coverage.
PHILADELPHIA—With its mission in mind of using solutions journalism to advance equity in cities, Next City’s board of directors voted unanimously this month to welcome four new members — Diana Lind, Andre Perry, David Porter and Lynn M. Ross.
Next City announces our two summer 2020 urban affairs journalism fellows, Nicolette White and Eddi Cabrera Blanco.
This statement on behalf of Next City’s staff and board both affirms our values and acknowledges that journalism is broken, especially when serving black readers and other people who have been marginalized.
Next City announces our newest class of Vanguards, with a new conference date of September 14 to 17, 2020.
Special correspondent Gregory Scruggs will be in Abu Dhabi for the WUF-10 conference from February 8 to 13, 2020.
If your work touches urban policy and planning, transportation, housing, activism, art, design, community development or sustainability, consider applying for our 2020 Vanguard conference.
Next City announces its 2020 Vanguard Conference will take place May 11 - 14, in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Next City, a nonprofit journalism organization dedicated to inspiring better cities, announces Rachel Kaufman as senior editor, Melissa Simpson as audience engagement editor, and Jeff Muckensturm as development manager.