How to Tackle Anti-Racism Planning Practices

What You'll Learn

  • Identify significant planning issues facing the nation's 35 largest cities.
  • Learn from the innovations being used to deal with challenges such as gentrification, affordable housing, and homelessness.
  • Get examples of cities' techniques for tackling racist zoning and policies.

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Planning directors from Portland, Oregon; Washington, D.C.; and Louisville, Kentucky, explore the issues they have encountered in implementing new equitable practices that address racism. Each year, a collaborative partnership among APA, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and Harvard Graduate School of Design brings together planning directors of the nation’s 35 largest cities to discuss critical issues. Learn what was uncovered in these discussions and how these cities are leading the charge to create equitable and just communities for all.

Hear how these cities, and specifically their planning work, are advancing (or struggling to advance) inclusive and equitable planning while confronting the racist history of planning and zoning.