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Ground News in Voice of America

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Oct. 19, 2020

In this Voice of America segment on election misinformation, Ground News founder Harleen Sukh discusses their new Bias Checker browser extension, which shows who else is covering the same news story and compares how other sources from across the political spectrum are reporting on it.

Permalink | Posted on Oct 19, 2020 at 4:43 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Ground News

Panthera on The Weather Channel

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Oct. 15, 2020

Mark Elbroch, the director of Panthera’s Puma Program, appeared on The Weather Channel tonight to discuss how how wildfires are impacting pumas and what someone should do if they encounter a puma.

Permalink | Posted on Oct 15, 2020 at 5:04 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Panthera

Deanna Van Buren on WNYC

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Oct. 15, 2020


Deanna Van Buren of Designing Justice + Designing Spaces was a guest on WNYC-AM (NPR in NYC) today to discuss how architects are taking the lead in building alternatives to prisons. For more, check out Deanna’s interview with Forbes about the the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ decision to call on architects to halt designing projects that support the current criminal justice system.
     

Permalink | Posted on Oct 15, 2020 at 1:34 AM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Designing Justice + Designing Spaces

Margaret Atwood to receive Dayton Literary Peace Prize

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Sep. 18, 2020

Margaret Atwood, the bestselling author whose critically acclaimed fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have offered prescient warnings about the political consequences of individual complacency, will receive the 2020 Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award, organizers of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize announced today. Coverage included Associated Press, The Guardian, LitHub, CBC, Kirkus Reviews, and USA Today.

Permalink | Posted on Sep 18, 2020 at 1:49 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Razan Al Mubarak op-ed in Sustainability Times

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Aug. 26, 2020

For more than a decade, scientists like Luis Ortiz-Catedral have been working to protect the Galápagos pink land iguana. The species faces a range of threats including feral cats and rats, which prey on eggs and young reptiles. Their scientists’ work, however, came to a halt in April when the COVID-19 lockdown in Ecuador went into effect.

In an op-ed published in Sustainability Times, Ms. Al Mubarak looks at how the pandemic has impacted the conservation sector and proposes a plan of action for ensuring a sustainable recovery.

Permalink | Posted on Aug 26, 2020 at 2:05 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Razan Al Mubarak

Ray Brescia op-ed in The Washington Post

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Aug. 17, 2020

PKPR placed an op-ed in The Washington Post by author Ray Brescia looking at how the United States Postal Service has been a crucial pillar of American democracy from the abolition movement to the Reagan Revolution.

Permalink | Posted on Aug 17, 2020 at 7:28 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: The Future of Change by Ray Brescia

DJDS on Monocle Radio + Scratching the Surface

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Aug. 04, 2020

DJDS founder Deanna Van Buren how design can on Monocle Radio’s Monocle on Design and Scratching the Surface, named one of the best design podcasts by Architectural Digest.

Permalink | Posted on Aug 04, 2020 at 8:03 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Designing Justice + Designing Spaces

Panthera in CNN, People, Al Jazeera

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Jul. 31, 2020

In a hopeful sign that the Endangered tiger is on the rebound, Panthera’s remote camera traps have captured spectacular new footage and photos of numerous new tigers in the western Thailand for the first time in four years. Checkout the coverage in outlets including CNN, People, Lonely Planet, and Al Jazeera

Permalink | Posted on Jul 31, 2020 at 5:14 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Panthera

Fractured Atlas in Quartz

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Jul. 13, 2020

For the latest Quartz Field Guide - How to Begin Creating an Anti-Racist Workplace - Quartz reporter Sarah Todd talked to Fractured Atlas’s Lauren Ruffin and Tim Cynova about how they reimagined the job interview. 

Permalink | Posted on Jul 13, 2020 at 3:56 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Fractured Atlas

Designing Justice in Ms., Fast Company, AD

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Jul. 10, 2020

As the debate grows for defunding police and shifting financing to other critical community services, Designing Justice + Designing Spaces is helping to show the nation what a world without prisons would look like.

Recent coverage includes: Politico (How to re-design the world for Coronavirus and beyond), Ms. Magazine (”Deanna Van Buren Is Building a World Without Prisons”), Architectural Digest (“Why Justice in Design Is Critical to Repairing America”), and Dezeen (“A whole lot has to get built to end mass incarceration” says Deanna van Buren).

Permalink | Posted on Jul 10, 2020 at 12:06 AM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Designing Justice + Designing Spaces

On Air profiled on PBS All Arts

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Jul. 08, 2020

Check out this awesome PBS All Arts profile of On Air Fest featuring interviews with festival founder Scott Newman, writer Farina Roisin, comedian Wyatt Cenac, and musician John Forte.

Permalink | Posted on Jul 08, 2020 at 8:12 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: On Air Fest

Next City: Saving Homes to Save the Nation

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Jun. 24, 2020

Next City today published an op-ed by Ray Brescia, author of The Future of Change: How Technology Shapes Social Revolutions, highlighting why housing insecurity is a public health issue - and how the COVID-19 pandemic will only worsen unless we ensure people are not evicted from their homes.

Permalink | Posted on Jun 24, 2020 at 11:09 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: The Future of Change by Ray Brescia

CNBC on Fractured Atlas’s actively anti-racist workplace

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Jun. 15, 2020

Seemingly every company in America has issued a public statement condemning racism over the past weeks, but how do companies actually go about dismantling systemic racism within their culture?

CNBC talked to Fractured Atlas Co-CEOs Lauren Ruffin and Tim Cynova on how they went beyond traditional anti-discrimination policies to build an actively anti-racist and anti-oppressive workplace. Lauren and Tim are part of Fractured Atlas’s non-hierarchical leadership team, which is made up of four people in four parts of the country who fulfill the function of the organization’s CEO.

Permalink | Posted on Jun 15, 2020 at 6:54 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Fractured Atlas

DJDS in Fast Company

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Jun. 15, 2020

Reimagining The Jail from One Atlanta on Vimeo.

Check out the story in Fast Company today: This Atlanta jail will transform into a center for justice and equity. The article looks at how the project—which proposes to remove space for 1,300 inmates and replace it with services, reentry programs, classrooms, and an urban garden—is the latest work of reimagining the spaces of criminal justice by architect Deanna Van Buren of Designing Justice + Designing Spaces.

 

Permalink | Posted on Jun 15, 2020 at 12:29 AM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Designing Justice + Designing Spaces

Ray Brescia op-ed in The Hill

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Jun. 08, 2020

Ray Brescia, author of the new book, The Future of Change: How Technology Shapes Social Revolutions, wrote an op-ed for The Hill on how today’s demonstrations for racial justice can leverage technology to build a broad national movement.

Permalink | Posted on Jun 08, 2020 at 6:50 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: The Future of Change by Ray Brescia

Razan Al Mubarak Calls For Wildlife Recovery Plan

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Jun. 03, 2020

While the global lockdown has led to unprecedented reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, there is increasing evidence that the pandemic is bringing critical conservation efforts to a halt, harming efforts to prevent biodiversity loss worldwide.

In an op-ed written for Mongabay, the global conservation and science news outlet, Razan Al Mubarak calls for a post-COVID recovery plan for wildlife conservation.

Permalink | Posted on Jun 03, 2020 at 1:57 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Razan Al Mubarak

Charlotte McCurdy in BuzzFeed News

By Patrick Kowalczyk

May. 20, 2020

BuzzFeed News profiles Charlotte McCurdy. Watch the video profile here.

Permalink | Posted on May 20, 2020 at 12:36 AM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Charlotte McCurdy

ESI Design in Next City

By Patrick Kowalczyk

May. 07, 2020

Next City takes a close look at how PNC Bank tapped ESI Design to transform a former dry cleaners in Cleveland into a thriving community hub.

Permalink | Posted on May 07, 2020 at 5:30 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: ESI Design

How to Protest During a Pandemic

By Patrick Kowalczyk

May. 04, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed massive cracks in America’s health, labor, and economic systems, spurring essential employees, gig workers, and tenants mobilizing for long-overdue protections and reforms. But how do these emerging movements organize in a time of social distancing?

PKPR has secured coverage for Ray Brescia’s new book, The Future of Change: How Technology Shapes Social Revolutions, including interviews with BuzzFeed News (”Social Distancing Made May Day Protests Look a Lot Different This Year”), Off-Kilter hosted by Rebecca Vallas of The Center for American Progress, and The Rick Smith Show, as well as an op-ed in The New York Daily News (”How Rent Strikes Work”).

Permalink | Posted on May 04, 2020 at 7:13 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: The Future of Change by Ray Brescia

Razan Al Mubarak op-ed in The Ecologist

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Apr. 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is a wake-up call that a seemingly innocuous event in one part of the world can have a profound effect on the other side of the planet in just a matter of days.

In an op-ed written for The Ecologist, Razan Al Mubarak makes a powerful case for the need for conservationists to work more closely with global health and trade authorities in order to prevent future pandemics, economic crises, climate catastrophe, biodiversity loss and other existential threats.

Permalink | Posted on Apr 30, 2020 at 12:58 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk
Client: Razan Al Mubarak

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