Equity Planning Outside City Hall: Rescaling Advocacy to Confront the Sources of Urban Problems

Journal of Planning Education and Research, 35(3): 296-306, 2015

By: Journal of Planning Education and Research, Marc Doussard

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Social Equity

This article reviews how and when equity planners should partner with outside organizations to push for large-scale redistributive policies. It uses Chicago as a case study for exploring planning’s role in a campaign for service-sector wage increases, showing how developing national networks can help make policies more politically feasible.