How can the core characteristics of big cities be mobilized to make human life more just and democratic?
Can democracies capably address large problems in the public interest?
Secularism, religion, and the public sphere
Insights from the social sciences
A forum for the exchange of ideas and information on peacebuilding in Africa
Knowledge under digital conditions
New from SSRC Books: Transitional Justice and Education: Learning Peace, the seventh volume of the Advancing Transitional Justice Series, a joint project of the Council and the International Center for Transitional Justice
DPDF Black Atlantic Studies fellow Joshua Jelly-Schapiro (2007) coauthors Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas, the final volume of Rebecca Solnit’s trilogy of atlases (University of California Press)
Measure of America and the Human Services Council awarded grants to fourteen New York City–based nonprofits for community portraits highlighting important well-being challenges based on DATA2GO.NYC indicators, supplementing MOA’s forthcoming A Portrait of New York City (2017)