equity

September 8, 2021

LA Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins on Infrastructure Equity

From a virtual roundtable on infrastructure equity in LA County, TPR excerpts LA Metro's new CEO Stephanie Wiggins on opportunities for improving essential service for LA's essential workforce.

August 16, 2021

HR&A LA’s Andrea Batista Schlesinger on Building Inclusive Cities

Andrea Batista Schlesinger, new managing partner of HR&A's Los Angeles office, elaborates on how the firm’s national Inclusive Cities practice is examining fundamental questions of racial equity, economic justice, and community engagement in cities across the US

June 17, 2021

Sen. Bob Hertzberg on Universal Basic Capital & Equity Building

In this op-ed, appearing originally in the LA Times and republished by TPR with permission, Sen. Hertzberg argues for addressing wealth inequality with a state program—like Governor Newsom's proposal to create and fund college savings accounts for low-income children—to foster an ownership share for all Californians in the wealth produced here.

May 25, 2021

LA City Planning Strategies for Equitable Distribution of  Affordable Housing 

TPR shares this excerpt from the Los Angeles Department of City Planning's recently released report outlining strategies for equitably distributing affordable units throughout the City and ensuring every neighborhood in Los Angeles provides its fair share of affordable housing

May 20, 2021

‘The Time is Now’: Natural Resources Undersecretary Angela Barranco on Multi-Benefit Infrastructure Investments

TPR interviewed Angela Barranco, undersecretary at the California Natural Resources Agency to share how California, and especially Los Angeles, is leveraging resources to maximize state and federal investments in local climate resilience and multi-benefit infrastructure.

March 11, 2021

Bruce Katz: The American Rescue Plan & Preparing Cities for an Equitable Recovery

Bruce Katz offers insights on how cities across the country are preparing for this unprecedented federal investment and strategizing to ensure an equitable and resilient recovery.

October 8, 2020

OPR Director Kate Gordon on State’s Policy Challenge: Integrating Climate, Growth, Sustainability, Resilience & Equity to Fashion a New & Better Normal

OPR Director & SGC Chair Kate Gordon emphasizes the accountability included in SGC's recently adopted Racial Equity Resolution and the continuing need for robust stakeholder engagement in planning to avoid one-size-fits-none solutions.

August 28, 2020

California Strategic Growth Council Passes Racial Equity Resolution

The California Strategic Growth Council voted unanimously to adopt a landmark resolution committing their agencies to taking action to advance racial equity.

June 8, 2020

Part 2: The Natural Park at Ramona Gardens Addressing Open Space & Air Quality Disparities

Lou Calanche & Esther Feldman discuss the Natural Park at Ramona Gardens, a green solution project initiated by the youth of Ramona Gardens that marries ecosystem science and state-of-the-art engineering with a community-driven design process to improve air quality and community health in one of the most polluted neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

October 17, 2019

GO-Biz Chief Lenny Mendonca on the Future of Work

Lenny Mendonca and Dr. Fernando Guerra discuss the fundamental shift transforming the nature of work and how the nation-state of California reacts, defines, and regulates this fast-changing landscape.

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