Reflex is a collaborative partnership situated at the intersection of community organizing, urban research, and creative engagement
Reflex values community self-determination, mutual aid, and consent within a model of transformative change. As a studio, we develop justice-oriented strategies to support grassroots and non-profit organizing, as well as municipal and private initiatives.
Reflex envisions a new way of doing urbanism. To realize this vision, we :
Around shared understandings of our urban environments
And toward common goals centred in transformative justice.
Place-based knowledge and organizational capacity
To equitably redefine access and agency
For the most disenfranchised in our communities.
In today’s most pressing urban questions,
Using care and consent to support community self-determination,
While creatively addressing inequitable urban politics.
Organizational cultures and everyday urban life
To address ongoing urban dilemmas
Via purposeful research, education, and organizing.