Re-Blog Ω Resilient Design for Low-Income Communities |THE DIRT🏡🌅🌇

In her new book Resilience for All: Striving for Equity through Community-Driven Design, author Barbara Brown Wilson seeks to confront the failings of traditional planning and design practices in vulnerable low-income communities. While others have pursued landscape-based solutions to this issue — think community gardens — Brown suggests there is a larger role for landscape […] … Continue reading Re-Blog Ω Resilient Design for Low-Income Communities |THE DIRT🏡🌅🌇

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Re-Post || 60Minutes |CBSnews || Inside the Memorial to Victims of Lynching

[...] Stevenson wants people to understand that lynchings were not just brutal footnotes in history, they reflected a belief in racial differences that reinforced segregation in the 1950s and 60s, and, he says, has resulted in a pattern of unequal justice today. Bryan Stevenson: And now we live in a landscape where you see young … Continue reading Re-Post || 60Minutes |CBSnews || Inside the Memorial to Victims of Lynching

Bryan Stevenson: We need to talk about an injustice

http://on.ted.com/h0mLt http://youtu.be/c2tOp7OxyQ8 "Proximity has taught me some basic and humbling truths, including this vital lesson: Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done. My work with the poor and the incarcerated has persuaded me that the opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is justice. Finally, I’ve come … Continue reading Bryan Stevenson: We need to talk about an injustice