Passive House NYC Cultural Activism LiveWork Commercial Healthy Resiliency Community Social Justice Climate Adaptation

Annual retreat for Street Vendor Project - a 2000 member vendor organization in NYC for social justice and dignity. As an Advisory Board member we were in attendance - 3 Oct 2020

Presentation and conversation on Activism in Practice. Recorded here: https://www.design.upenn.edu/alumni/events/virtual-weitzman-school-talk-activism-practice-conversation-two-founders-women-design

Writing postcards to local neighbors in our Election District (as a Dem County Committee member - I want to be sure everyone in my election district knows where to go to early vote!). And set up on the sidewalk - each Saturday - we are helping to write to encourage others to make a plan to vote and bring friends!

“We are thinking more block party and community — relaxing together,” she said - via Streetblog on 5 June 2020 as FNA fought to have street vendors included in Open Dining discussions to coexist with restaurants.

Julie moderated a book discussion on Women [Re]Build: Stories, Polemics, Futures at the NYC AIA Ctr for Architecture with the Women In Architecture committee on 4 March 2020.

FNA staff with members of Street Vendor Project, NY Sen Jessica Ramos' team, City Councilmember Dromm team, and with MTA representatives showing us spaces for women vending pilot program.

Julie speaking on a panel with Ing Cho and Paul Castrucci about Enerphit and Deep Energy Retrofits at Building Energy Exchange near City Hall.

Outside the Boundary - Panel discussion at the Center for Architecture NYC and sponsored by the Women in Architecture Committee