On the Magic in Knowing the Stories Behind a Place

Karen in West Harlem, NYC

On Hip Hop as Folklore

Elena in Morris Park, the Bronx

On Completing Community Narratives

Carol in Central City, New Orleans

On Inhabiting Spaces of Celebration and Resistance

Jim in Hardwick, Massachusetts

On Stewarding Stolen Land As Displaced People

Rel in Fairview, North Carolina

On Preservation and the Archive

Shabez in Kinloch, Missouri

On Fighting Back and Fighting Forward

Gregory in Bedford Park, the Bronx

On Urban Democracy

Dustin in Mid-City, New Orleans

On Building Together

Tōsh in Vidalia, GA and New Orleans, LA

On Non-Hierarchical Community Aid

SG in Washington Heights, NYC

On Creating Black Spaces, Outdoors

Debbie in Saint Louis, MO

On Reciprocity with the Earth

Jill in Waterbury, Connecticut

On Not Just Selling Stuff

Anthony in Parkchester, the Bronx

On Environmental Relationships

Franziska in New Orleans, Louisiana

On Manifesting a Healthy Future

Ayanna in Co-op City, the Bronx

On Finding Beauty in the Simple

Leo in Scranton, Pennsylvania

On Harlem as Cultural History

Josh in Harlem, New York City

On Imploring the City for Better

Daytrian in New Orleans East

On Creating Inclusive Spaces

Dominique in Queen Village, Philadelphia

On Showing Up

#JusticeforGeorgeFloyd Protesters in Pittsburgh, PA

On Communal Watering Holes

Tim in Gowanus, Brooklyn

On Moveable Apartments

Mika in Hamilton Heights, New York City

On Being Rooted through Transition

Niara in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

On Homes, Both New and Old

Clare in East Harlem, New York City

On Breakfast Carts and Livelihoods

John in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City

On Being Wondered

Ava in Harlem, New York City