BUFFALO Search Results: “immigrants”
BY ERKIN ÖZAY
@ VOL 18
ON SEP 24, 2016
"How can we make our endeavors clear and approachable enough that we can actually contribute to the public debate at a very high level?"
In Rethinking Resettlement from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 18, Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University at Buffalo, Erkin Özay, reviews some of the social and design issues involved in rehousing and supporting Buffalo, New York's new Americans. Özay's Spring 2016 UB graduate studio explored the potential for temporary and long-term housing for newly arrived refugees and immigrants, as well as the role of supporting institutions, community assets, and reimagining the existing housing stock. Özay's project investigates "compassionate urbanism." He is interested in how groups of limited means--new and existing residents--support each other through careful intersections.
SITEWIDE Search Results: “immigrants”
Nordic Heritage Museum
Mar 16, 2016
Sep 24, 2016
Seattle Central Library
Feb 10, 2017
May 18, 2017
Internationals Impact on Farming and Food in Louisville
BY EDGARDO MANSILLA
@ VOL 15
ON APR 14, 2015
Edgardo Mansilla talks about learning different farming techniques and food cultures from the increasing influx of international immigrants to Louisville through Americana Community Center
BY ANN HAWKINS
@ VOL 3
ON SEP 22, 2015
"By and large, most people thought it was time for change. And I was going to be part of that change."
In "Disabling Labelling" from PechaKucha Night St. Neots Vol. 3, writer, mentor, and idealist Ann Hawkins passionately talks about equal opportunity and the modern world lessons that she insists we must learn that race, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, and all the various labels that we are so accustomed to assigning each other, have very little to do with the kind of people we actually are or how effective we can be in the world. "It's time to tidy up our language" she adds referring to limitations labels give us, concluding "we owe it to the next generation."
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, October 15th, 2015.
From Red Tape to the Red Carpet
BY JAN-MARTIN AHRENDT
@ PECHAKUCHA EVENT AT MSM
ON JAN 28, 2016
Jan-Martin Ahrendt believes that it is important to create an attractive and livable climate for internationals in the Maastricht Region. In this presentation he presents the efforts of a regional network of institutions and service providers to do just that.
How New Immigrants Could Build Their New City
BY AMITIS NOUROOZI
@ VOL 10
ON JAN 22, 2016
Within the architecture field, Amitis Nouroozi works in the intersection of planning, design and community-building. She shares her story, as a new immigrant, who is building her new home in the first years of immigration to Canada.
BY DAWINDER BANSAL
@ VOL 13
ON APR 20, 2016
Dawinder Bansal grew up in her dad’s Black Country shop, Bansal Electrical, which rented VHS videos to the 1980s immigrant community. When he died the whole shop was put in storage and Dawinder is now exploring the stock, the cultural importance of these Asian video stores and revisiting the stories from that time.
Rebuilding Local Trust in Government
BY ROHIT MALHOTRA
Community is so much bigger than one's individual self and this is something that seems to have been forgotten here in the US of A. Rohit Malhotra's grandfather was a hero of his, a teacher in a remote village in India, who instilled this ideal of what community is, in him as a small child. The polar opposites of 'community' and of 'government' (at least after this election) are what Rohit grew up loving. Listen as he speaks about the importance of local government and trust has in our communities.
BY MADAI MARTINEZ
@ VOL 11
ON NOV 07, 2017
As a DACA recipient Madai Martinez has invested in community, education, and advocacy. Her involvement in the soon to be recinded program rooted her in the "American Dream" and gave her a passion for other children who share her desire for a successful, thrivant life in the United States.
Del Otro Lado: A Narrative
BY ANGELICA MERCADO
@ VOL 24
ON DEC 01, 2017
Angelica Mercado’s work is the ultimate fight for identity. In "Del Otro Lado: A Narrative...," Mercado tackles the tough issues in an attempt to embrace the divide in which she exists. Therefore, her work demonstrates the constant state of confusion in which she stumbles, falls, stands, fights and ultimately lives in, with themes of loss, trauma, longing, healing, and overall finding a sense of belonging in this space she calls home. In a time of escalated tension toward immigrants and their families, “Del Otro Lado,” shines a light on the status quo. For those who are on this side, you will find yourself thinking, questioning, and overall attempting to understand what it means, to live in the in-between; in-between two cultures, two countries, two identities.”
See more of her work: https://www.angelicamercado.com/