Take a look at the best images from CoLab Radio posts and series.
MIT Student Najah Shakir presents findings on the foreclosed property surplus to community members and officials in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Photo by Jeffrey Juarez.
In preparation for doing a waste analysis in Nicaragua, students analyze law school trash. Photo by Angela Hojnacki.
A Miami Urban Think Tank meeting. Photo by Jennifer Siquiera.
Irma Mejia, second from right above, and her family were the first people on Gay Street to have their home weatherized since Green Block efforts began there this Fall. Photo by Ninya Loeppky.
“We don’t lock the gate. We say a prayer over it and keep going,” said Sister Safiyah as she led me out the community garden she keeps on her property in North Philadelphia. Photos by Sister Safiyah Abdullatif.
“Workers, don’t vote” says the writing on the wall, signed FAI. Photo by Federació Anarquista Ibérica. This is from the Casas Baratas of Bon Pastor, Barcelona series in the Portraits of Place project.
This photo is from Access to Storytelling and the Earthkeepers of West Philadelphia. Photo by Anne Whiston Spirn.
A construction site in the heart of Wynwood circa Winter 2007, discourages locals from inquiring about employment. It is one of the many signs (literally and figuratively) that the demand for jobs has far outstripped the supply, and that the neighborhood cannot support its’ inhabitants generational survival; it no longer provides the means for their “social reproduction.” Photo by Marcos Feldman
This is Libby McDonald’s grandfather’s house in Northern California. Libby and her little brother (left) enjoyed their grandfather’s trash treasures. Photo from McDonald Family photo collection
Mekayla Beaver, Tim Prestero, and Neil Cantor meld their minds while considering the Design that Matters Kinkajou projector for nighttime adult literacy. Photo by Dave Gandy of Design That Matters.
This is a photo of a mobile book van in Boston’s Chinatown on Harrisson Avenue in the 1900s. Notice the sign and shelved books at the back of the car. The sign reads: “Why Read Good Books? Learn More” and is accompanied by a series of flags representing all the immigrants that live in the neighborhood. Source: Boston Public Library
Fresh catch! This grocery store is just one establishment in South Philly’s “New World Plaza” which offers specialty grocery stores, Pho restaurants, Buddhist apothecaries, karaoke bars, salons, banks and other community-run businesses. Photo by Karin Brandt
This is a photo of Carlos LeBlanc’s Club House at the corner of Broad and Bayou in New Orleans. Carlos says this is a place for hardworking people, and that most of the men that hang out here have been doing so since they were sixteen. Photo by Aditi Mehta
“The Los Angeles River. Yes, Los Angeles, yes America, there is a Los Angeles River. And it is grand. It is long. It is powerful,” ~ Patt Morrison, Author, Rio L.A., Tales from the Los Angeles River. Photo by John Arroyo
It’s 6:00 in the morning when we step out of the bus and crowd onto a sidewalk near Bazurto. Birds at sunrise in Cartagena, Colombia. Photo by Lina Garcia