Allison Lirish Dean

Guest Writer

Allison Lirish Dean is the host and producer of Ear to the Pavement, a podcast about progressive urban planning. She researched and produced the award-winning documentary film "My Brooklyn" (2012), which has been used as an organizing tool by anti-gentrification activists around the world. Allison has covered the arts as well as urban planning and policy issues for public radio shows such as Studio 360, and for publications such as Next City, HuffPost, The Brooklyn Rail, and Gotham Gazette. She also researched and produced Someplace Like Home (2008), an award-winning video for Brooklyn-based community organization Families United for Racial and Economic Equality.