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March/April 1999

Multicultural Planning Lessons from Papakolea

By Karen Umemoto There is a lot of talk about multiculturalism in planning. Planning programs and agencies often stress the need for..

March 12, 1999

The East Harlem Real Great Society, A Puerto Rican Chapter in the Fight for Self-Determination

by Luis Aponte-ParÞs This is a story of an important “advocacy planning” experience during the late sixties in New York City...

March 12, 1999

Visions of Hope for People of Color: A Framework for Communication and Collective Action

By Mel King Where there are no limits to growth visions of plenty abound; where visions of plenty abound growth is unlimited; mind set is..

March 12, 1999

The Invasion of Aztlšn and Struggles for Land

by Teresa CÜrdova The historical memory and contemporary reality of Chicanos from Aztlšn are of people taking our space. In Aztlšn (the..

March 12, 1999

Restricting Occupancy, Hurting Families

by Ellen Pader While much has been written about federal legislation designed to dismantle public housing, relatively little has been..

March 12, 1999

Urban Planning in the African American Community In the Shadows

by June Manning Thomas and Marsha Ritzdorf If urban planning is to support the equitable distribution of public goods and services, it must..

March 12, 1999

Racism and Planning, Still Around

by Marie Kennedy Racism continues to present the thorniest of challenges to progressive community development planners. The problems that..

March 12, 1999
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