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Featured Webcasts

This list identifies webcasts that may be of interest to scholars, students, and practitioners working in communities of color and poor central city neighborhoods.


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Featured Webcast of the Month


The Fair Housing Act at 50


Past Featured Webcasts

A Forgotten History Of How Our Government Segregated America




Are There Too Many Nonprofits?


BBC Documentary 2015 - Millionaire Basement Wars Full Documentary 2015




Bank of America Zombie Foreclosure Protest


BBC Our World 2016 The Poisoning of Flint BBC 2016 Documentary


Beyond diversity: Challenging racism in an age of backlash


Birmingham Revitalization: An Alternative Model from Cleveland

Black Families Five Decades After the Moynihan Report


The Black Panthers, Revisited


BlakelyCity Talk


Brooklyn Savvy: Gentrification Then- at The New York Times Company


Brownfield Neighborhoods Redeveloping into a Healthy Community in Buffalo, New York  


Cleveland Stories Features the Cuyahoga Land Bank  


Climate Change in the City


Coming of Age with Stop and Frisk  


The consciousness gap in education - an equity imperative - Dorinda Carter Andrews


Creativity and the Capitalist City


CRS Critical Scholars series - Interview with Rodney Coates, on race, class and social justice


Demographic Change and Labour Markets in Poland


Design After Decline: How America Rebuilds Shrinking Cities


Distressed Cities Conference Speakers (Virginia Tech)


Do Small Schools Lead to Big Reforms? 


Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie) #donttellanyonepov


Dr. Anna Santiago, Dr. George Galster, and Renee Nicolosi: Where People Live Matters: Using Housing Policy as an Anti-Poverty and Asset-Building Intervention


Dr. Diane Ravitch On Public Education Reform (The Defense of Public Education)


Dr. Henry Louis Taylor Jr.: The Economics of Urban Segregation (part 1 of 2)

Episode 215 - Dr. Henry Louis Taylor Jr.: The Economics of Urban Segregation (part 2 of 2)


Dysfunctional Detroit


Emily Talen - Neighborhood Diversity: Chasing an Elusive Planning Goal  


Environmental Justice for All


Environmental Psychology by UC-Irvine


Entropy By Design: Nature, Landscape, and the Late Modern Metropolis


Every Mother's Son


Exploring the Link Between Education and Economic Growth


The Fair Housing Act at 50  


The Fair Housing Act: Looking Back, Looking Forward


Fair Housing in Buffalo's Suburbs


The Fair Housing Podcast


Fukushima NHK Documentary: "Two Years Later"  


Ferguson: A report from occupied territory


The Genesee County Land Bank Received Recognition


Gentrification and Urban Planning in Chicago

Georgetown University, Law School, Discussion of Arizona's New Immigration Law - May 20, 2010


Global Philanthropy Forum, Plenary on Poverty


Global Philanthropy Forum, Plenary on Financing Green Enterprise


GSD Talks: Richard Sennett, "The Open City"


HEALTHY HOUSING IN AMERICA. Interview with Professor Henry Taylor


The Housing Fix


How Corporations Destroyed American Democracy


Immigration in America is Not Broken


Inside L.A.'s piƱata district in the age of Donald Trump


Invisible Houston: Full Interview with Dr. Robert Bullard, Father of Environmental Justice Movement

Is Progress Pushing People Out in Buffalo


john a. powell - Blueprints for Belonging - February 8, 2017  


Joseph E. Stiglitz UN Interview on the "Financial Crisis and What it Means for Future Global Development"


Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: The Fight Against the New Jim Crow


KunstlerCast #161: Cities of the Future


Latino Professional Network (LPN) YouTube Channel


Lessons for Nonprofits from the Arab Spring


Living Proof Podcast Series, University at Buffalo School of Social Work


Million Dollar Shack: Trapped in Silicon Valley's Housing Bubble  




My Brooklyn


The National Broadband Plan After Five Years: An Anchor Institution Progress Report


The Future of Capitalism with Wolfgang Streeck


New Rule Lets Low-Income Families Move Out of Poor Neighborhoods



The New Old Urban Renewal


NYU Wagner: Public Service Today Podcast Series 


Obama's Education Policy (What's Wrong with Race to the Top?)


Obesity + Hunger + 1 global food issue


Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness - June 3, 2010


Opportunity-Rich Schools and Sustainable Communities: Seven Steps to Align High Quality Education with Inovations in City and Metropolitan Planning and Development 


Pakistan, Clinton, Drones, and US Foreign Policy




The Price of Renewal

Poverty Rates Surge in American Suburbs


Race, Food & Justice: Analyzing the Urban Food Movement Through a Social Justice Lens


Race, Poverty & the Environment Podcasts


Repairing Urban Decay in Baltimore Maryland  




Resist 2010: 8 Reasons to Oppose the 2010 Winter Olympics


Richard Flateau on Bed Stuy Gentrification


The Right to Kill: Stand Your Ground USA


Rockefeller Institute of Government: Urban Blight Forum Focuses on Challenges to Our Nation's Cities  


Roots of the Community Land Trust Parts 1-4

Part 1; Part 2; Part 3 Part 4


RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms


School Closures Conference, June 16, 2015


School to Prison Pipeline


Segregation in America "dragging on and on"


"Shrinking Cities: Are We Siting Affordable Housing in Neighborhoods of Opportunity"  


Smart Decline  


Sophal Ear: Escaping the Khmer Rouge


Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity


SSSP President Anna Maria Santiago, Presidential Address: "Fifty Years Later: From a War on Poverty to a War on the Poor"


Staten Island Planning for Recovery Program


SUNY Rockefeller Institute of Government, Race and Affirmative Action Forum


Sustainable Cities - SC PL - Planning challenges for resilient and equitable cities


Teachers Talk Back 


Tempe Community Development's Videos


The Rescue, Invisible Children


Title IX and the School Experiences of Pregnant and Mothering Students




USDA/CSREES Family Farm Forum


United Nations Webcast: Let's Fight Racism


University Center for Social & Urban Research (UCSUR), Urban & Regional Brown Bag Seminars, University of Pittsburgh


Universities in Partnership: Strategies for Education, Youth Development and Community Renewal


University of San Francisco: What comes after gentrification?  


Urban Sustainable Cities: The Challenge and Priorities


Vicki Arroyo: Let's Prepare for our New Climate 




White Privilege, Racism, White Denial & The Cost of Inequality  


White Wash (trailer)  


Whose Barrio? Trailer and Q&A with Ed Morales and Laura Rivera


Why is Kaepernick Blocked from NFL?  


You've Never Heard the Story of Political Fraud in America Told Quite Like This


Zombie Foreclosure Shake


Zones of Black Death: Institutions, Knowledges, and States of Being' by Rinaldo Walcott  


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