Wednesdays at the Mercado "Evolving Demographics"

APA California Chapter, Los Angeles Section


Wednesday, August 22, 2012
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. PDT

Los Angeles, CA,

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This month's topic, "Evolving Demographics" will focus on the changing demographics in Los Angeles over the past few decades and the larger planning implications associated with these changes. Our panelists will be discussing the topic of evolving demographics as framed in their contributions to the demographics chapter of "Planning Los Angeles." This panel will feature Dr. Dowell Myers, professor with USC's Sol Price School of Public Policy; Steve Preston, City Manager of San Gabriel and adjunct faculty with both USC and Cal Poly Pomona; and Jan Breidenbach, long-time community development organizer and USC Sol Price School of Public Policy adjunct faculty.

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Steve Preston

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Steve Preston is the city manager of San Gabriel, California a city of 41,000 residents in 4.0 square miles, served by 190 FT personnel. Mr. Preston started with San Gabriel as deputy city manager in January, 1999. During his tenure the City has received several awards for its ... Read More

Dowell Myers

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Dowell Myers is a professor in the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. His research integrates demography with housing, urban planning, and survey analysis. A major focus of his work is the future of California. He is the author of Immigrants and Boomers (Russell ... Read More

Jan Breidenback

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Jan Breidenbach is a long-time community development organizer. For many years she led the So CA Association of Non-Profit Housing and its Los Angeles campaign, Housing LA, advocating for increased production and preservation of affordable housing in the greater LA area. She does strategic planning with community groups and teaches ... Read More