MCD student in The New York Times

Cornetta Lane, a student in the School of Architecture’s Master of Community Development program, was recently highlighted in The New York Times article, “On the Front Porch, Black Life in Full View,” Dec. 4. Lane noted the importance of a house’s front porch, as it relates to community engagement and storytelling. Read the full article online.

Lane also coordinated a bike tour through the community called Pedal to Porch. At each stop, residents used their front porch as a stage to share intimate stories about their neighborhood. She said, “It is a natural place for convening. You sit on the porch and tell stories. Porches are built for storytelling.”