Links to news articles, blogs and other information related to geography, GIS and more.
Posted: October 20, 2015
NextCity author Nina Feldman discusses the growing participatory and place-based design movement that brings together activists, architects, artists, and mobilizers of social change. To read more, click here.
Posted: October 16, 2015
In light of food security becoming a hot button issue in the Canadian election, Evan Fraser, Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security in the geography department at Guelph University and Pierre Desroches, geography professor at the University of Toronto Mississauga and author of “The Locavore’s Dilemma” debate whether food security is about “eating locally” or “globally.”
Posted: September 25, 2015
The Atlantic recently published an article supporting the findings of Rutgers University-Camden public policy professor Paul Jargowsky that concludes 65% of the Black population in Syracuse, NY is living in highly concentrated areas of poverty. To read more, click here.
Posted: May 1, 2015
CenterState CEO announced the roll out of an expanded work training program called the Manufacturing Careers Partnership. SCG worked with CenterState CEO to map manufacturing centers in Central New York as part of the planning for this new program. You can read more about it here
Posted: February 18, 2015
The Design Trust for Public Space and Farming Concrete developed the “Five Borough Farm Data Collection Toolkit,” helping urban farmers and gardeners track the value and impact of their urban farms or community gardens. This provides necessary and standardized information that is accessible to politicians and grant organizations. Read more here.
Posted: January 30, 2015
Sam Wear highlights SCG in his blog post, “Building a New York State Community Mapping Framework.” Read more here at his eSpatially New York blog.
Posted: November 5, 2014
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