Fight for $15 Protest in Montréal, May 1, 2018. Photo by Mostafa Henaway. Across cities in North America and here in Montréal, Québec, a new type of labour movement has begun to emerge. That movement is the ‘fight for $15’ and […]
Remaining House in Beira Rio, after neighboring houses were demolished. Photo by Natalie Southwick. Source: http://www.rioonwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Island-of-homes-in-Beira-Rio-e1531319776658.jpg As of 2015, the City of Rio’s own data showed that 22,059 families (an estimated 77,000 individuals) across the city had been evicted from their homes […]
Student Maribel Meza addressing the assembly, San Miguel Analco. Photo by Marie Kennedy. [In part one of this article, the meaning of transformative community planning for community development was explored, highlighting the importance of vesting decision-making in the people most […]
Unleashing the creative energy of ordinary people wherever we work in the world. Photos by Marie Kennedy. INTRODUCTION Transformative community planning is a way of working with communities across divisions. It is not based on the superficial pasting together […]
Photo by Lisa Berglund The 48217 zip code of Detroit is considered the most polluted zip code in Michigan. This fact was discovered by public health scholar-advocates concerned with environmental justice in this majority Black city. Many residents of 48217 […]
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