Urban planning, housing, transportation, the privatization of public space and the criminalization of people of color and poor people.
The Richmond Equitable Development Initiative (REDI) ran a multi year campaign aimed at influencing Richmond decision-makersto adop equity principles in planning processes on focus areas which include, equitable land use and planning, quality jobs and workforce training, affordable, safe and reliable public transit, greater community ownership and creating a healthy environment.
Research and policy the coalition produced to support its projects and campaigns are listed in reverse chronological order:
What if there was an election, and nobody won?
Rarely do people get the opportunity to participate in historic events. But each of the 300 African, Latino, Native and Asian Americans from all 50 states who gathered for the first National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit in late October must have left with a sense that the atmosphere in which environmental issues are debated and resolved is changed for good. And for the better.
Joined by delegates from
Water is a resource which all human beings need for survival. Presently in
Most of my students have trouble with the idea that a book – especially a textbook – can lie. That's why I start my
As the year opens, my students may not know when the Civil War was fought or what James Madison or Frederick Douglass did; but they know that a brave fellow named Christopher Columbus discovered
The following is from an interview with chief Bill Redwing Tayac of the
My name is Billy Redwing Tayac. I am the hereditary chief of the Piscataway people, who are indigenous to