Land of Opportunity

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Urban Planning

Urban planning has become increasingly important over the last several decades. Numerous issues come into play within the seemingly sterile world of planning: Issues of transportation, affordable housing, immigration and environmental justice all play a role when communities come together to envision what kind of future they want to build for themselves and their families.

Very often, in addition to local government officials, planners are on the front lines of these interactions, and have to weigh the various—and often conflicting—needs and desires of increasingly diverse cities and towns.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Planning trends

A great way to keep up to date with what’s going on in the planning world is Planetizen.

PolicyLInk

PolicyLink is a national policy research and advocacy organization that does important work to integrate the best research on communities and turn them into working national policies. This report links issues of race and place into matters of community health.

IN THE NEWS

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    April 30, 2013

    From Katrina to Sandy: New VIDEO Made in Collaboration With Sandy Storyline

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    October 24, 2012

    An Interview with CSM, An Institute with BAVC, and Back

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  • October 10, 2012

    Tonight: MIT's Urban Planning Film Series Screens Land of Opportunity

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    August 28, 2012

    Land of Opportunity and Cowbird Co-Launch 'New Orleans' Saga

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    August 07, 2012

    Land of Opportunity to Participate in the 2012 BAVC Producers Institute: Stories With Impact

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  • May 11, 2012

    Check out our demo!

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  • May 10, 2012

    Interactive Web Video Player

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  • April 24, 2012

    Great week for Land of Opportunity!

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  • October 27, 2011

    Three Upcoming Land of Opportunity Screenings!

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  • September 21, 2011

    We Are Looking For Two Great Interns To Join Our Team!

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  • September 14, 2011

    Working Films Blog features Land of Opp Interactive Player

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  • September 07, 2011

    The Polis Blog reviews "Land of Opportunity"

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  • August 31, 2011

    Final New Orleans Public Housing Redevelopment to Occur in 2012

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  • August 29, 2011

    Updates on the 6th Anniversary of Katrina

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  • August 25, 2011

    New PolicyLink video on declining black populations in major US cities

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  • August 21, 2011

    New Mixed-Income Communities: Not as Social as Public Housing?

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  • August 16, 2011

    New Study on Public Housing Residents Six-Months After Demolitions

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  • August 02, 2011

    B.W. Cooper residents organize successfully for jobs in the rebuilding of their neighborhood

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  • July 28, 2011

    New Orleans, other US Cities Face Climate Change Threats

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  • May 11, 2011

    Protect the future of affordable housing in Louisiana!

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  • March 11, 2011

    Land of Opportunity wins $5,000 Public Media Corps Grant!

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  • February 22, 2011

    The Elusive "Return to the City"

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  • December 10, 2010

    Celebrate International Human RIghts Day!

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  • November 19, 2010

    Land of Opp Excerpts Shown at Anthropology Conference Event in New Orleans

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  • November 16, 2010

    Happening Tonight in San Francisco!

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  • October 26, 2010

    Stop the Politics of Hate!

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  • October 19, 2010

    Lisa Derrick from FDL on Land of Opportunity

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  • October 18, 2010

    Join Luisa Dantas on FDL!

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  • September 20, 2010

    Two New York area screenings

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  • August 23, 2010

    Urban Planning

    Land of Opportunity to be featured at Maysles Institute in Harlem!

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