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Learning from the Ghost Ship Fire Tragedy: Safety, Support, and Informal Cultural Space

Two years ago, on the night of December 2nd, 2016, 36 people lost their lives in a tragic and preventable warehouse fire, which broke out in the middle of a concert on the second floor of the Ghost Ship arts … Continue reading

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Sidestepping Nails and Newly-Poured Concrete: Why Fieldwork Matters

I always appreciate when I get the opportunity to pry myself away from my Office friends‚ÄĒWord, Excel, and PowerPoint‚ÄĒand witness creative placemaking in its natural habitat. Last year, Metris had the privilege to support Center for Community Progress in an … Continue reading

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