L.A. County Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Hilda Solis will introduce a motion to create a five-year Initiative on Women and Girls in Los Angeles County government. It directs all 37 county departments to address the disproportionate disadvantages facing women and girls here. If it is enacted, the county would systematically review its activities and refocus resources in order to advance women’s opportunities.
Urban Habitat is looking for Bay Area-based individuals with demonstrated commitment to racial, economic, and social justice. People who are interested in, and understand how housing, land use, and transportation policies that lack a racial analysis keep low-income communities and communities of color from full access to jobs, health care, and education. People interested in stopping the displacement and gentrification of our communities. If this sounds like you, consider applying for a Fellowship at the BCLI.
Committed to advancing an equity agenda in the Bay Area, Urban Habitat trains people of color and low-income people to become advocate commissioners. Deadline to apply is October 18th.
American Planning Association's California Chapter is seeking proposals for their annual conference. The title of the conference is Rooted in AuthentiCITY. Conference organizers are particularly interested in proposals that emphasize the importance of diversity and community engagement in planning processes.