America Walks engages and empowers communities across the US to create safe, accessible, and enjoyable places to walk and move. Increasingly the infrastructure changes that make places more walkable are creating rapid change and potentially contribute to the displacement and disenfranchisement of some community members. To ensure that community improvements can allow residents to stay and thrive in place, a deliberate, inclusive plan that reflects community priorities and safe-guards local culture and affordability is required. This is the first in a three-part training in partnership with the 11th St Bridge Park Project that will explore the practice of Equitable Development and hear from experts on the ground who are on the path to creating communities for all.
Attendees of this part will: