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Archive for January, 2014

Join MAS for the 4th Annual Jane’s Walk NYC
Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday, May 4th, 2014

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Celebrated during the first weekend in May in nearly 100 cities worldwide, Jane’s Walk honors the enduring legacy of urban activist Jane Jacobs by encouraging residents to get out on the street, engage with their neighbors and explore the city.

Last year, MAS coordinated 100+ walks throughout the five boroughs of New York City, promoting urban literacy among the thousands who participated. To make this year our most successful and far reaching Jane’s Walk yet, we need your help.

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MAS Board President Vin Cipolla Continues Leadership on Key Livability Issues; Margaret Newman Transitions to MAS as Executive Director

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As previously announced, Margaret Newman has joined MAS as its Executive Director, the first to hold that position since 2007. Vin Cipolla continues in his role as board President.

Cipolla had chosen to return to entrepreneurship — after five years running day-to-day operations at MAS — and has joined forces with David Rockwell, founder and President of the Rockwell Group, to form a new company that will create, incubate, invest or co-invest in a range of design-driven enterprises in media technology, entertainment and hospitality.

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