Project Cities is excited to announce its new community partner, the City of Chandler!
The partnership is kicking off with the inaugural project focusing on park equity with School of Sustainability undergraduate students
"Through the program, undergraduate and graduate students from multiple disciplines will research issues selected by the city. ASU faculty and staff and city staff...
Beating the Heat: Arizona Faith Network in partnership with the Cooling Center and Arizona Heat Resilience Workgroups bring together lawmakers and city staff to visit local cooling centers
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On the hottest day of the summer, with temperatures at 116 degrees Fahrenheit, several Arizona legislators invited by the Arizona Faith Network joined city staff and participants of the Arizona Heat Resilience and Cooling Center Workgroups on tours of local cooling centers and facilities in the Phoenix Metro...
Communities are increasingly faced with mitigating challenges related to extreme heat. Decision-makers play a critical role in developing policies and solutions addressing the challenges of extreme heat. A collaborative decision-making approach ensures equitable urban cooling solutions, including data-informed decision-making. The Heat Vulnerability Map & Cooling Solutions Webtool, created as part of the Healthy Urban Environments...
The Network is a vehicle for communities to share knowledge and coordinate efforts to understand and solve sustainability problems. It is designed to foster partnerships, identify best practices, provide training and information, and create a bridge between ASU’s research and front-line challenges facing local communities.
Network members include a broad range of professional disciplines from Arizona cities, towns, counties and Native American communities implementing sustainable practices and working towards a more sustainable region. Find out more about these members and what they are doing.
Project Cities is a university-community partnership connecting higher education with local communities, creating a powerful combination of knowledge and know-how.