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Racial Equity, Starting With Planning Departments

A recent journal article argues for planners to lead on racial equity.
April 28, 2020, 5am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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In a "Viewpoint" article for the Journal for the American Planning Association, Miriam Solis urge public planners, "to examine how planning departments’ internal rules and norms reproduce racial inequity."

From the abstract: "I first explain how public planning departments’ inner workings are racialized and then offer racial equity in planning organizations (REPO) as a framework and directive to align public planning racial equity goals with internal rules and norms. I argue that organizational change will position planners to advance racial equity in the United States."

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Published on Monday, April 13, 2020 in Journal Of The American Planning Association
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