Why Planners Should Integrate Themselves Into The Communities They Work With
“Why should planners integrate themselves into the communities they work with?”
Urban planning has contributed significantly to systematic racism over its lifetime, whether through redlining, segregation, or many other awful tactics. Planners should integrate themselves into these spaces to understand the pains of the communities impacted by these horrors and not repeat them. This can take the form of working in the field, participating in local events, having members look over their work, and much more. This is Why Planners Should Integrate Themselves Into The Communities They Work With.