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Learn About Civic Activism From Jane Jacobs Medalists

Elizabeth Rogers BarlowHow do people effect change in New York City? What does it take to be a civic leader? Watch video interviews with this year’s Jane Jacobs Medalists Robert Hammond, Joshua David and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers and find out. Since 2007, The Rockefeller Foundation has awarded the annual Jane Jacobs Medal, administered by MAS, to outstanding New Yorkers whose activism advances the principles of urban design and planning advocated by Jane Jacobs. Watch Joshua David and Robert Hammond, of Friends of the High Line, and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, founding president of the Central Park Conservancy, speak about the process of creating change, how they were able to build support through community engagement and the influence of Jane Jacobs on their lives.