Young Urbanists

Young Urbanists are members under 40 dedicated to promoting better cities and cultivating support for SPUR. They receive invitations to Ballots and Brews, special evening events, networking opportunities, workshops, tours and more.

To become a Young Urbanist, simply check the Young Urbanist box when you join or renew. There is no additional cost.

Upcoming Events

Jan
22
Mon
San Francisco

Urban Planning Pun-Off

Young Urbanists 6:30 p.m.
Do you like urban planning and puns? Do you have to “curb” your enthusiasm for sidewalks? Well, do we have an evening for you! The Bay Area Pun-Off: Urban Planning Edition is an evening of groaningly good word play. “Train” your mind on transit to compete, or just listen and enjoy, but either way we promise this will add a little “je ne CEQA” to your evening. Co-presented with Bay Area Pun-Off .
Jan
30
Tue
Oakland

Your Turn: What Games Teach Us About Planning and Policy

Young Urbanists 6:00 p.m.
In the game of Monopoly, as players circle the board and acquire properties, property owners get richer at the expense of other players. What do the rules of games like this, and the choices we make in them, teach us about planning and place-based policies in the real world? Come for a discussion of how games and game design can help us understand complex urban systems and the trade-offs inherent within them, then stay for SPUR’s first-ever board game night,...
Feb
22
Thu
Oakland

Drinks and Discourse: Angela Tsay

Young Urbanists 6:00 p.m.
Grab a drink and hear from the key people who are shaping the region’s future. In this installment of SPUR’s exciting Drinks and Discourse series, we sit down with Angela Tsay, CEO and creative director of the Oakland retail mainstay Oaklandish. Come learn about her career path, what it takes to make a retail brand thrive in our online-focused economic environment, her thoughts on the future of downtown Oakland and much more. + Angela Tsay / Oaklandish + Noah Christman / SPUR

Past Events