Session Eight

Transformative Equitable Development (TED) focuses on challenging the systems that perpetuate racial and economic inequities in the way land is developed. It creates a new paradigm where equity, shared prosperity, and community wealth is the norm. TED flips the script—rather than prioritizing a developer’s vision for a site, it lifts up community members as decision makers on development projects that impact their neighborhoods. Communities themselves decide where investments should be allocated and determine the types of amenities they expect to see so that as their communities are revitalized, they benefit from associated jobs and economic development. Therefore, the paradigm shift is not just about projects being community-driven. It is also about creating new opportunities within the community.

Continue Reading >