Some Observations on Race in Planning

Journal of the American Planning Association, 60(2): 235-240, 1994

By: American Planning Association, Robert Mier
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Social Equity

This article includes anecdotes about working with Mayor Harold Washington of Chicago, demonstrating the importance of equity as a clearly stated political priority. It problematizes the tendency for urban problems to be addressed in a way that reinforces “separate but equal” philosophies and shares lessons learned from a career in equity planning.