- Daring Goals, Diverse Leaders
- Innovative Collaboration, Participatory Cities
- Development vs. Displacement
One term I’d never heard before but really resonated was “lived displacement” — a concept put forward by John Stehlin, a grad student at UC Berkeley. Even when residents are able to stay in their homes, what happens when the neighborhood character changes beneath their feet with shifts in retail and street life? That’s displacement, too. And we’re just at the beginning of this important discussion.
- Planning + Play
- Elevating Women
- Redefining Mainstream
In a session called “Who is mainstream?” Miguel Ramos and Laura Torres from Multicultural Communities for Mobility (MCM) in LA also stressed the importance of investing and partnering with community organizations that already exist. Ramos created a great visual showing how those already embedded groups are, in fact, the spokes that connect the community members to advocacy engagement.
read more: girlbikelove, 11.2013.