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 Center
What is Planning?
by Cynthia A. Bowen, President, American Planning Association
Planning, Citizens and Chicago
by Jon DeVries, Roosevelt University, and Brad Hunt, Newberry Library
Finding Students’ Comics Stories
by Eric Kallenborn, @comics_teacher, Allan B. Shepherd High School, Palos Heights, IL
Taking Action with No Small Plans
by Brian D. Schultz, Professor and Department Chair, College of Education, Northeastern Illinois University
Who is They?
by Lisa Kenner and Gabrielle Lyon
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.