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These essays provide background information and context for the themes and issues in No Small Plans.

No Small Plans and Meet Your City

by Gabrielle Lyon, Vice President Education and Experience, Chicago Architecture Foundation
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What is Planning?

by Cynthia A. Bowen, President, American Planning Association
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Planning, Citizens and Chicago

by Jon DeVries, Roosevelt University, and Brad Hunt, Newberry Library
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Finding Students’ Comics Stories

by Eric Kallenborn, @comics_teacher, Allan B. Shepherd High School, Palos Heights, IL
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Taking Action with No Small Plans

by Brian D. Schultz, Professor and Department Chair, College of Education, Northeastern Illinois University
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Who is They?

by Lisa Kenner and Gabrielle Lyon
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We were able to launch No Small Plans and the Meet Your City Initiative thanks to these visionary supporters: The American Planning Association, Microsoft, the Tawani Foundation and the Land Economics Foundation.

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