Redux the American Dream. Where did we come from? Where do we go?

APA California Chapter, Orange Section


Thursday, November 1, 2018
9:40 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. PDT

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The United States has a long, complicated, and discriminatory history of housing and land use policy that has shaped our built environment and how we interact with each other in it. In this session, explore the origins of redlining, racially restrictive covenants, and displacement for infrastructure construction; learn what a local city is doing to address today’s housing crisis; start the hard conversations planners and local policy makers need to have about environmental justice and fair housing - with their communities and as colleagues - as we implement SB1000 and AB686 in general plans.



Amy Vasquez

Confirmed Speaker

Amy Vazquez has been a professional planner since 1999 with public sector experience in Anaheim, Huntington Beach and San Clemente.  Amy’s current role is Principal at Sagecrest Planning + Environmental, providing planning and environmental review services to local jurisdictions throughout California.  She has expertise in discretionary case processing, preparation and ... Read More

Christine Saunders

Confirmed Speaker

Christine Saunders has worked as an urban and environmental planner since 2000 and has focused most of her career in the public sector managing the land use development permit process, including compliance with CEQA and code compliance. Christine has worked for OCTA, the Port of Los Angeles. and as the ... Read More

Gustavo Gonzalez, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Gustavo N. González, AICP, is a public servant, urban planner and historian with 13 years of professional work experience. In his current role as Senior Planner with the City of Anaheim, Gustavo is responsible for the successful implementation of the City’s long range planning initiatives. Prior to Anaheim, he ... Read More

Miguel Vasquez

Confirmed Speaker


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