Jay Walljasper: How Urban Design Helps or Hinders the Health of the CommonsFebruary 2014
Aspiring to that proverbial cup of sugar borrowed from a neighbor.
High Schools, or How to Be Asian AmericanJuly 2012
After my parents were divorced I fell in love with the ugliest girl in my white high school. This was what I believed—the love part, I mean; the ugly part was true.
Jay Walljasper: Detroit City Limits: Finding Devastation and Hope in a Hard Hit CityJuly 2010
The urban-suburban divide in Detroit shows the need to treat a metropolitan area as a single organism, rooted in a sense of the commons.