Comprehensive Planning Under 2020 Lockdown: The Silver Lining!

What You'll Learn

  • Learn about one town's experience as a Government Alliance on Race & Equity-trained community.
  • Explore three aspects of planning that were enhanced during a year beset by global crises in health, racism, and climate change.
  • Examine the lasting benefits and limitations of comprehensive planning during a time of crisis.


Carrboro, North Carolina, is part of a cohort of Government Alliance on Race & Equity (GARE)-trained communities in the state. Learn how this work and a commitment to Black Lives Matter have framed comprehensive planning in the town.