The Big Question Lab is a central component of the first week of every semester in the MA in Urban Sustainability (USMA) program. During the six-day residency, students participate in an intensive partnership with a community-based organization and problem-solve around an injustice that community faces.
A previous Big Question Lab focused on the L.A. Black Worker Center’s Do You See Me Now? campaign.
Residencies use Los Angeles as a lab to explore current issues in urban sustainability.
At the end of the Residency, students present their solutions to the community organization.