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Jay Walljasper

Jay Walljasper, Senior Fellow at On the Commons and editor of OnTheCommons.org, created OTC’s book All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons. A speaker, communications strategist and writer and editor, he chronicles stories from around the world that point us toward a more equitable, sustainable and enjoyable future. He is author of The Great Neighborhood Book and a senior associate at the urban affairs consortium Citiscope. Walljasper also writes a column about city life for Shareable.net and is a Senior Fellow at Project for Public Spaces and Augsburg College’s Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning. For more of his work, see JayWalljasper.com

Stories by Jay Walljasper
Enrique Peñalosa

Latin American Mayor Fights for Equal Access to Happiness

August 13, 2006
Enrique Peñalosa improved the lives of Bogotá's poor
Crossroads Mall

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

January 23, 2006
Public Life in Private Places

Is It Still Possible to Make Great Public Places Today?

January 10, 2006
Is it still possible to make great public places today? Yes, but we must unlearn many of the modern era's design rules.