Plenary 1: The History of California Cities
Thursday, October 18, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. PDT
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Planners and advocates make many assumptions in their understanding of the clockwork rules of creating inclusive, sustainable cities from scratch—however, we never start from scratch. Every generation inherits the conflicts, vulnerabilities, and resiliencies of the last. Without understanding that history—from colonialism to redlining, to suburbanization and urban renewal, what chance do we have to create processes and solutions that include the needs and voices of everyone?
Adonia LugoAdonia is with People for Mobility Justice
Alan LeventhalAlan is with Ethnohistorian, Muwekma Ohlone Tribe
Jaime Fearer, firstname.lastname@example.org