Community FirstTate Hausman is a proud father, husband and Brooklynite who has devoted his career to public service and social change, both in New York City and beyond. He draws inspiration from Dr. King’s vision of the Beloved Community, and holds dear the maxim that “work is love made visible.” Tate has built experience across the worlds of government, politics, small business and nonprofits. He has led organizations ranging from 15 to 150, serves on multiple boards, and joins too many committees. He often tackles multiple projects at once through his boutique firm, Tate Hausman Consulting. If you catch him on a nostalgic day, ask him about the co-working space he ran in midtown Manhattan before co-working was a thing.
A History of the Free School Movement, Reborn
Here’s a quirky story with a happy ending. In April 2007, I wrote a blog post about the Internet’s ‘long tail.” A researcher had found
My Metro Diary in the NY Times
This is fun: The New York Times printed my Metropolitan Diary today.
Living off the Land for 36 Hours
Four friends and I went upstate for a wilderness trip, with one central rule — for 36 hours, we could eat only what we foraged, fished or hunted.
The Long Tail Catches Up with My College Thesis
Pre-internet, the lifespan of my college thesis — a 100-page history of the Free School Movement — would have been nonexistent.
My Great Grandfather Gus, the Radical
That funny feeling when the internet proves your great grandfather was a radical socialist.
Lessons From Go (and Spectangle?)
The most universally appealing games blend strategy, luck and secrecy. What can we learn from those that are strategy only, like Chess, Go and … Spectangle?
26.2 Miles in 4 Hours, 3 Minutes and 13.8 Seconds
“It sounds like giving birth,” CJ said, after I told her about my marathon. “You build up to it for months. When it actually starts, it’s pretty boring. Then it hurts like hell.”