Garrison Institute Talk Gets Picked Up

by ioby
May 15, 2013

We were excited to see ioby covered in Cara Pike’s latest piece in Climate Access that was also picked up in Think Progress. Pike’s piece unpacked resilience, the latest buzzword in use at the Garrison Institute conference Climate, Cities and Behavior Symposium where ioby’s cofounder and Chief Partnerships Officer Cassie Flynn spoke.

ioby announces new partnership with National Wildlife Federation

by ioby
May 14, 2013
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ioby and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) are teaming up to support students, teachers, parents and principals to make New York City schools greener. The Eco-Schools program helps schools to reduce waste, conserve resources, increase environmental awareness, save money and enhance student achievement. Schools choose among a series of pathways to address important topics such […]

How to Develop Good Citizenship: An Old Lesson

by ioby
May 1, 2013
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At ioby, we often support emerging leaders with new ideas. And although many ioby projects are innovative, totally fresh ideas or use leading edge technology, many of the concepts of doing ioby work are quite old. The tools for building community–talking to your neighbors, supporting local businesses, volunteering–haven’t changed much in centuries. Our case in […]

Comeback Cities: Detroit & Miami

by ioby
April 15, 2013
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We were privileged to have ioby’s own Karja Hansen take part in the inaugural Placemaking Leadership Council, convened by Project for Public Spaces, so that ioby could spend some time in America’s leading current comeback city, Detroit, as an inspiration for ioby’s work in Miami. The Leadership Council was an incredible 2.5 day working group […]

How A City Got Its River Back

by ioby
March 4, 2013
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We are so happy to see the Next American City Forefront piece by Nate Berg this morning on the Los Angeles River. Since 2008, George Wolfe has been at the helm of a massive coalition of organizations working to ensure that the L.A. River keeps its federal designation as a protected waterway by proving that […]