Tuesday, May 29, 2007


Launch event celebrating the release of
Critical Planning Volume 14: SPATIAL JUSTICE
UCLA Journal of Urban Planning:

Thursday, June 7th 2007
UCLA Public Policy Building
Westwood Campus
(#2 Sunset Bus to Hilgard and Sunset / campus parking $8)
3rd floor lounge
Food will be served; Copies of the journal will be available
RSVP by June 5: avab(at)ucla.edu

Welcome: Ava Bromberg, co-editor of Critical Planning
Discussion: Edward W. Soja, Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning at UCLA
Gilda Haas, Executive Director, SAJE (Strategic Actions for Just Economy)
and UCLA Urban Planning faculty

Edward W. Soja is Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning at UCLA. He is the author of Postmodern Geographies (1989), Thirdspace (1996), and Postmetropolis (2000) and numerous articles. His current research involves the new labor-community coalitions that have been developing in Los Angeles "seeking spatial justice," and innovative approaches to regional governance and planning in Catalonia.

Gilda Haas is Executive Director and founder of SAJE, an economic justice, community development, and popular education center that has been building economic power for working class people in Los Angeles since 1996. Haas is an initiator of the burgeoning national movement on the “Right to the City” and serves as the representative for Los Angeles. She teaches community economic development in UCLA’s Urban Planning Department.

This volume serves as a companion / catalogue for the exhibit and public programming series: Spatial Justice at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) September 19 – November 18, 2007
co-curated by Ava Bromberg and Nicholas Brown

UCLA Journal of Urban Planning on line

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