New Village Press
New Village Press is a not-for-profit book publisher founded in 2005 in the San Francisco Bay Area and now based in New York, NY. It is a national publishing project of Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR), an educational non-profit organization founded in 1981. Consortium Book Sales & Distribution distributes their books in the US and Canada. Director is Lynne Elizabeth.
New Village Press books address topics in the fields of social justice, urban ecology, community development and culture such as community arts, neighborhood commons, participatory democracy, and green collar jobs.
The Press's most recent releases include:
Building Together: Case Studies in Participatory Planning and Community Building (2014)
Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty (2014)
From Foreclosure to Fair Lending: Advocacy, Organizing, Occupy, and the Pursuit of Equitable Credit (2013)
Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America's Sorted Out Cities (2013)
Beyond Zuccotti Park: Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space (2012)
New Village Press Authors
Authors include: Tom Angotti, Linda Frye Burnham, William Cleveland, Cynthia Cohen, Sharon Gamson Danks, Cheryl Doble, Louise Dunlap, Mindy Fullilove, Arlene Goldbard, Stephen A. Goldsmith, Chester Hartman, Anne Herbert (writer), Paula Horrigan, Spoon Jackson, James Jiler, Roger Katan, Anne Kilkelley, Keith Knight (cartoonist), Annie Lanzillotto, Robert H. Leonard, Karl Linn, Beverly Naidus, Mayumi Oda, William Reichard, Mat Schwarzman, Ronald Shiffman, Gregory Squires, Judith Tannenbaum, Roberto Guitierrez Varea, Polly O. Walker, Lily Yeh, and Suzanne Young.