Housing & The Nuclear Family

By: Elijah Gullett Introduction Despite its noble origins, zoning in the United States has often acted as a means of exclusion. Instead of implementing regulations to protect the health and safety of community members, zoning has been used by local homeowners and NIMBY groups to enforce a particular vision of who belongs in society. This has taken form, and continues to appear to this day, … Continue reading Housing & The Nuclear Family

WEBINAR RECORDING – Whiteness and Urban Planning: A Conversation with Edward Goetz and Rashad Williams

UPDATE: Check out the webinar recording, available here! We’re grateful to Edward and Rashad for taking the time to talk with us, and to the many attendees for their thoughtful questions. We hope you’ll take a moment to watch the discussion, which touched on everything from concentrations of white wealth to equitable community participation in planning. Don’t forget: Carolina Planning Journal’s 2021 Call for Papers … Continue reading WEBINAR RECORDING – Whiteness and Urban Planning: A Conversation with Edward Goetz and Rashad Williams

A Response on De-Radicalizing Planning

Radical: fundamental; extreme; favoring extreme changes in existing views, habits, conditions, or institutions; advocating extreme measures to retain or restore a political state of affairs. –Merriam-Webster Dictionary While I’ve been a strong advocate for change, I’ve honestly never really thought of myself, my work, or my beliefs as radical. I may protest wrongs or practice ‘do unto others as I would have them do unto … Continue reading A Response on De-Radicalizing Planning