On Demand: Social Equity Strategies for Cities

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Certification Maintenance

CM | 1.25

Equity planning remains an elusive goal. This session uses on-the-ground findings to present updated strategies, explain ways to plan for social equity, and explore difficult dilemmas such as major fiscal problems or proposed developments that would bring gentrification. Hear about Detroit's experiences and comprehensive planning in Portland, Oregon.

You'll learn about:

  • Original research on alternative strategies for planning for social equity in U.S. cities
  • Possible ways to update strategies for social equity planning in your own community
  • Ways to identify data, policy tools, and processes needed to enhance social equity and community stability
  • How to approach contemporary barriers to equity planning, particularly when faced with development pressures

Speakers: June Thomas, University of Michigan; Lisa Bates, Portland State University; Gerardo Sandoval, University of Oregon


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