Video/Audio: Advancing Regional Equity  --  2005 Conference Recordings


10:45 to 12:15 pm:

Monday, May 23, 2005
Workshop Series One:
The Context for Advancing Regional Equity

Politics, Power and Land Use Policy

Land use decisions have a critical impact on social, economic, and environmental outcomes in regions. This panel of leading advocates reviewed innovative campaigns that promote fair land use policies and practices and examined the positive impacts on environmental justice, housing, transportation, and fiscal reform.


  • Don Chen, Founding Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Smart Growth America


  • Myron Orfield, Director, Institute on Race and Poverty, University of Minnesota
  • David Rusk, Urban Policy Consultant
  • Laurie Weahkee, Executive Director, Sacred Alliance for Grassroots Equality (SAGE) Council

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