Undeserved Majority: American Transformation and Planning Possibilities

Join the APA Latinos and Planning (LAP) Division for a pre-conference in advance to the 2012 National APA Conference in Los Angeles, California. The conference is an opportunity to meet other planners and community based professionals to share ideas, learn together and network.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Manuel Pastor, American Studies and Ethnicity Professor, USC

Additional Speakers: Jose Huizar, Los Angeles CIty Council Member (CD 14) and James Rojas, Urban Planner

Themes: Housing, Community Development, Infrastructure, International Planning, Art and Engagement, Resiliency Planning

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