Events

Wetmore Visiting Practitioner Lecture Series: Aaron Bond, Small Business Site Development Assistant, Chesterfield County, Virginia, MUP '14 (event)

Wetmore Visiting Practitioner Lecture Series: Aaron Bond, Small Business Site Development Assistant, Chesterfield County, Virginia, MUP '14 (event)

Monday, March 27, 2017

1490378114 - 1490612400

Gray Space: The Liminality of Identity

Noon in 225 TBH

Aaron Bond has a BA in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia and a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Aaron has held various different planning roles in local government. While in the Master of Urban Planning Program, he worked for the City of Urbana to design and lead the Lierman Neighborhood Assessment. The assessment brought together residents and stakeholders to develop a framework for future communtiy development initiatives. After graduation, he worked as a Planner for the City of Baltimore where he helped manage the city's INSPIRE (Investing in Neighborhoods and Schools to Promote Improvement, Revitalization, and Excellence) program. INSPIRE is a small area planning effort that leverages public and private investments to strengthen public schools and their surrounding neighborhoods. Aaron then worked as a Zoning Planner for the fast-growing Loudoun County in Northern Virginia, reviewing site plans and special exception applications. Currently, Aaron works as the Small Business Site Development Assistant for Chesterfield County in Virignia, guiding small businesses through the county's land development permitting processes. He recently published his first book, In Gray, a narrative of liminal experiences of gray areas from his own life. He lives with his wife in Richmond, Virginia.

Poster

The Wetmore Lecture is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Louis B. Wetmore Fund.

 

Wetmore Visiting Practitioner Lecture Series: Mashael Majid, Program Manager of Equitable Development, Urban Habitat, MUP '11 (event)

Wetmore Visiting Practitioner Lecture Series: Mashael Majid, Program Manager of Equitable Development, Urban Habitat, MUP '11 (event)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

1490378114 - 1491303600

Race, Regionalism, and Resegregation in the Bay Area

12:30 in 225 TBH

Mashael Majid is a community planner rooted in social justice and transformative practice. Her dedication to multiracial movement building comes from years of organizing on land access, public benefits, and anti-displacement issues. Prior to joining Urban Habitat in Oakland, CA, she coordinated a resident-led campaign fighting for community controlled development in Somerville, MA. Mashael received her BA from UCLA and MUP from the University of Illinois, and has been lucky enough to present her heart and head's work in Jacobin, at various planning conferences, and out on the streets marching for collective liberation. 

Poster

The Wetmore Lecture is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Louis B. Wetmore Fund.

 

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