Public Policy Lab

Mapping Impact Panel Discussion

We are excited to announce the “Mapping Impact: Exploring How to Measure Social Design” panel discussion on March 12th from 6:30-8:00pm at the School of Visual Arts. Community based design work has been rising in a variety of fields, but there are few resources available to assess the impact these projects are actually having on(…)


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Interview: Chelsea Mauldin of Public Policy Lab

Creative States, a leading website on civic arts, culture and design, interviews Chelsea Mauldin, Executive Director of Public Policy Lab on the changing nature of public sector design. With over a decade of experience, Mauldin provides wise words of advice for aspiring designers in the public realm. Chelsea Mauldin is leading advocate for public sector(…)


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Feature: How will Public Interest Design look in 2024? 19 Practitioners Weigh In

Rewind to 2004 and think about what you were doing on August 27th. On this day ten years ago, a cold air conditioned breeze was blowing through my hair and onto my sticky skin as I took a break from moving boxes and bags into my apartment in New Orleans. Entering my fourth year of(…)


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Reminder: NEA International Design Webinar 5/7

Tomorrow, May 7th, marks the second of three NEA ‘Learning from Abroad’ webinars on international design. Beginning at 1pm EDT, moderator Camilla Buchanan from the Design Council UK will speak with Beatrice Andrews from the UK Cabinet Office’s Open Policy Making Team, Chelsea Mauldin from Public Policy Lab and Abby Wilson from The Lab @ Office(…)


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Catch the Final 2 Impact! Social Design Sessions

The 2014 Impact! Design for Social Change webinar series–a collaborative production by the School of Visual Arts, Design Ignites Change, and Worldstudio–has surpassed the halfway point in this year’s season. If you missed the first four webinars with Forward Mapworks’ John Bruce on Strategy Mapping, NESsT’s Lee Davis on Social Design Entrepreneurship, Public Policy Lab’s(…)


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PPL Seeks Multimedia Journalist Fellow

Nonprofit service design organization Public Policy Lab is seeking a multimedia journalist fellow to join their team in New York City for a short term assignment. The role entails capturing visual and audio content and creating stories across a range of multimedia platforms while working closely with the public and project teams. The fellowship includes(…)


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"Fellowships: Redesigning Public Service"

Our own editor and Design Affects founder Katie Crepeau took to the pages of the AIA Young Architects Forum ‘Connection’ issue on Advocacy. In “Fellowships: Redesigning Public Service,” she traverses through the evolution and emergence of architectural fellowship opportunities in the public realm, citing diverse institutions such as the Van Alen Institute, Public Policy Lab,(…)


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“Fellowships: Redesigning Public Service”

Our own editor and Design Affects founder Katie Crepeau took to the pages of the AIA Young Architects Forum ‘Connection’ issue on Advocacy. In “Fellowships: Redesigning Public Service,” she traverses through the evolution and emergence of architectural fellowship opportunities in the public realm, citing diverse institutions such as the Van Alen Institute, Public Policy Lab,(…)


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Public Policy Lab's Evaluating Design Impact

The Public Policy Lab has been on a roll with disseminating reports and findings from their various public projects. Joining the resource shelf with ‘Designing Services for Housing’ and ‘Understanding the School Choice Experience,’ the ‘Preliminary Evaluation Plan’ follows up on implementing the pilot projects for the Designing Services for Housing project. The publication details(…)


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Public Policy Lab’s Evaluating Design Impact

The Public Policy Lab has been on a roll with disseminating reports and findings from their various public projects. Joining the resource shelf with ‘Designing Services for Housing’ and ‘Understanding the School Choice Experience,’ the ‘Preliminary Evaluation Plan’ follows up on implementing the pilot projects for the Designing Services for Housing project. The publication details(…)


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