Janice Rodriguez-Andujar (she/her) is a 2021 Youth Civic Design Fellow with the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics (MONUM). She spent her summer exploring the practice of civic design, learning about city government and supporting key MONUM projects. …

Maggie Olson (she/her) is a 2021 Youth Civic Design Fellow with the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics (MONUM). She spent her summer exploring the practice of civic design, learning about city government and supporting key MONUM projects. …

Where the Work of One Small Office is Making BIG Strides Towards Racial Justice and Homeless Prevention in Boston

Kimberly M. Rhoten (they/them) is a 2021 Summer Fellow with the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, working with the Office of Returning Citizens to explore how Boston might reimagine and restructure this Office so as to expand services to this vulnerable population.

I’d like to introduce you to a…

Paola Pelletier-Ozuna (she/her) is a 2021 Summer Fellow with the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, working with the Housing Innovation Lab and the Department of Neighborhood Development to develop tools to help decision-making and process management for mixed-use housing and public building projects.

When my family moved to the…

Liz Cormack (she/her) is a 2021 Summer Fellow with the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, working with the Boston Public Library and the Environment Department to build and evaluate placemaking projects at BPL Free Outdoor WiFi Zones.

When I first moved to Boston twelve years ago, trips to the…

Rebecca Brand (she/her) is a 2021 Summer Fellow with the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, working with the Inspectional Services and Environment Departments to improve the experience of new permit-seekers and identify “change moments” to align the process with community resiliency and energy efficiency goals.

Raise your virtual hand…

Rodrigo Dyer (he/him) was a 2021 Institute of Design (ID) extern with the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics exploring the creation of an overnight low-threshold space for people with substance use disorders (SUDs).

In 2019, I attended a conference by Antionette Carroll at DePaul University in Chicago. The CEO…

New Urban Mechanics

The Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics is Boston's Civic R&D Lab / Incubator.

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