The introduction of a new light rail line would better connect the neighborhood of Boyle Heights to downtown Los Angeles. But it might also raise property values in the largely low-income Latino community, forcing longtime residents to move farther afield. Isela Gracian wasn’t about to let that happen.
The former chief resilience officer for the City of Boston discusses how to embed equity into the resilience discussion and cultivate meaningful community engagement.
Disasters can strike at any time, and climate change will likely make them more severe and frequent. Hazard events can be sudden or slow moving, caused by natural processes, and exacerbated by human actions.
Broward County Public Schools wanted to do business differently. The Urban League of Broward County helped.