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City Atlas: New Haven | Content Submission!

About City Atlas: New Haven

City Atlas is a new project about the future of New Haven. We feature and promote the

sustainability goals of New Haven and Yale, and help connect members of the Yale community

to the city's new initiatives and civic organizations. We aim to strengthen the ties between social

justice, sustainability, and community building.

City Atlas: New Haven is modeled on City Atlas: New York (newyork.thecityatlas.org). City Atlas:

New Haven is the beginning of a network of sites in partnership with universities, drawing on

talented young people to create a new, locally relevant platform for a public conversation about

the future. (A project is beginning in China as well, at beijing.thecityatlas.org).

What we’re looking for:

You, Your ideas, and Your Creativity!

Do you want to get involved? Hone those communication, photography, or other skills? Are you

interested in sustainability, improving your city, or getting something cool in New Haven on the

radar? City Atlas: New Haven wants to help you do it!

We are looking for content that is local ​and relevant to New Haven. Therefore, we want to

invite submissions from all areas and perspectives across the city of New Haven who have

different stories to tell or “insider knowledge.” What’s your story? What do you love about New

Haven? What’s your vision for the future of New Haven?

If you are interested in producing content for City Atlas, we would like to know you can think

creatively and critically. Here’s the challenge:

  1. Pick an issue that you care about and that you think is relevant to New Haven.
  2. Come up with a brief pitch (a few paragraphs at most) that details
    • What the issue is
    • The population it affects
    • Why it's important
    • What future solutions might be out there
    • What medium you might use to present all of this information.

**You can look to pieces on City Atlas: New York (http://newyork.thecityatlas.org/index/) for

guidance.

How To Submit:

Interested applicants should send a pitch of their idea and/or a brief sample of the medium they

are interested in producing via email to liana.epstein@thecityatlas.org with “City Atlas: New

Haven Content Submission” in the subject line. Please address the questions listed above and

tell us what your story can bring to the project, and why it should be told!

Have questions? Want to learn more?

Contact Liana Epstein at liana.epstein@thecityatlas.org

Details for submitting ideas here: City Atlas: New Haven | Content Submission

***Link here: http://bit.ly/1KboYp2

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