An innovative programme in Colorado is incorporating children’s ideas into city planning for friendlier, greener and more inclusive spaces. What would cities look like if children had a say in their design? They would certainly be friendlier, says Mara Mintzer, one of the authors of the new book Placemaking with Children and Youth: Participatory Practices for Planning Sustainable Communities. The director of Growing...Read more
|Comment|author: Jill Suttie

Five new ways for schools to work with families

Text messages, email alerts, open houses, fundraising appeals, robocalls – parents know the drill. They are inundated with requests from children’s schools. These missives aren’t really asking for engagement. Rather they can be viewed as ways...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Save the Date – Dublin 2020

Do you have a story, experience or perspective to share about child equality in the urban world? Then share it at Child in the City World Conference in Dublin 2020. A call for papers is out...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy