Community Organizing for Equitable Redevelopment: The Barrio Logan and San Ysidro Struggle

submitted by: d4gonzal
Before gentrification was used to revitalize inner-city neighborhoods, the federal government destroyed and rebuilt to address blight, causing extreme displacement. Extensive criticism of ‘urban renewal’, a U.S. program of land redevelopment in urban areas involving the destruction of slum housing, businesses, the relocation of people, and the use of eminent domain, transformed that program into an ‘urban revitalization’ process following two themes: historic preservation and a...

City Heights: The Gentrification & Displacement of Vulnerable Populations

submitted by: pmhuynh
Urban redevelopment has been the “new” strategy to bring re-investments within cities. However, this has caused great concern for many because redevelopment can also lead to the gentrification of “blighted” communities and the displacement of low-income residents, many of which are minorities of color. By focusing on the impacts of redevelopment on the residents of City Heights, a community within San Diego, this case study seeks to identify signs of gentrification and displacement.

Role of Sketch Planning Tools in Participatory Planning

submitted by: baconswimfreak

The sketch modeling tool I-PLACE3S is an excellent planning tool that is designed to facilitate the collaborative planning process. I-PLACE3S provide information to its users regarding land use scenarios and is capable of receiving immediate feedbacks.

How to Manage Your Stress

submitted by: knowledgeocity

Knowledgeocity.com presents Stress Management as a part of the Lifestyle Learning Series. This lesson covers how to bring down your stress level at work and in life. For the full training video course and much more, visit Knowledgeocity.com