Publications about Growing Up Boulder's Work
Victoria Derr, et al. “Honoring Voices, Inspiring Futures: Young People's Engagement in Open Space Planning.” Children, Youth and Environments, vol. 26, no. 2, 2016, pp. 128–144., www.jstor.org/stable/10.7721/chilyoutenvi.26.2.0128.
Chawla, Louise, and Willem Van Vliet. "Children’s Rights to Child-friendly Cities." Handbook of Children's Rights: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives. New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group, 2017. N. pag. Web.
Chawla, L. and M. Rivkin. 2014. Early childhood education for sustainability in the United States. Pp. 248-265 in J. Davis and S. Elliott (eds.), Research in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability: International Perspectives and Provocations. New York: Routledge.
Child in the City blog posts http://www.childinthecity.eu/category/blogs/
- The Child in the City website highlights the European Union's Network of Child Friendly Cities as well as allied cities elsewhere in the world, including Asia Pacific and Boulder, Colorado.
- More than ten blog posts from Tori Derr re: GUB; visit here for the full list: http://toriderr.weebly.com/child-in-the-city.html
Derr, V., L. Chawla, and W. van Vliet. Child friendly cities as resilient cities. K. Bishop and L. Corkery (Eds.), Beyond Playgrounds and Skateparks: Designing for Kids in the City. Routledge Press. In Press.
Derr, V., L. Chawla, and I. Pevec. Early 2017, in press. "Early Childhood," in A. Russ and M. Krasny (Eds.),Urban Environmental Education Review textbook. Cornell University Press. And associated video link.
Derr, V. 2015. Integrating community engagement and children’s voices into design education and community planning. Co-Design: The International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts 11(2): 119-133. doi: 10.1080/15710882.2015.1054842. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15710882.2015.1054842
Derr, V. and I. Kovács. 2015. A case study of neighbourhood design from Boulder, Colorado, USA: How participatory processes impact children and contribute to planning. Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability. DOI: 10.1080/17549175.2015.1111925
Derr, V., L. Chawla, M. Mintzer, W. van Vliet. 2013. “A City for all Citizens: Growing Up Boulder’s Approach to Engaging Children and Youth from Marginalized Populations.” Buildings, Special Issue on Designing Spaces for City Living. Buildings 3, 482-505; doi:10.3390/buildings3030482.
Derr, V. and S. Yilmaz. “Effective means of communication for children and youth to have a voice in environmental decisions in their city.” 2015 Conference on Communications and Environment. International Environmental Communication Association. June 11-14, 2015.
Derr, V. and A. Rigolon. 2016. "Participatory Schoolyard Design for Health and Well-Being: Supportive Policies for Children’s Informal Play in Urban Green Spaces." C. Freeman and P. Tranter (Eds.), Risk, Protection, Provision and Policy. Volume 12 in T. Skelton (Ed.), Geographies of Children and Young People. Springer Press, Singapore. http://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007%2F978-981-4585-99-6_21-1
Derr, V. and A. Rigolon. “Supportive Policies for Children’s Informal Play in Urban Green Spaces: Participatory Schoolyard Design for Health and Well-Being.” in C. Freeman and P. Tranter (Eds.), Risk, Protection, Provision, and Policy. Volume 12 of T. Skelton (Editor-in-Chief) Geographies of Children and Young People. Springer Singapore. In Press.
Derr, V. and E. Tarantini. “Because We Are All People:” Outcomes and Reflections from Young People’s Participation in the Planning and Design of Child-Friendly Public Spaces.” Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability. In Press.
Derr, V., H. Ruppi, and D. Wagner. In Press. Honoring Voices, Inspiring Futures: Young People’s Engagement in Open Space Planning. Field Report for Children, Youth and Environments.
Mintzer, M. and D. Flanders Cushing. 2017, in press. “Growing Up Boulder: Engaging children and youth in local decision‐making." K. Bishop and L. Corkery (Eds.), Designing for Kids in the City: Beyond Playgrounds and Skateparks. Routledge Press.
Rigolon, A., V. Derr, L. Chawla. 2015. “Green Grounds for Play and Learning: An Intergenerational Model for Joint Design and Use of School and Park Systems.” D. Sinnett, S. Burgess, and N. Smith (Eds.), Handbook on Green Infrastructure: Planning, design and implementation. Edward Edgar Publishing Limited.
University of Sheffield: Growing Up Boulder's "Great, Green Neighborhoods" project is featured on the Designing with Children website produced by the University of Sheffield in the UK; http://designingwithchildren.net/db/great_green-neighborhoods_growing-up-boulder_.