What do you do when Hiba Bou Akar asks you to speak for fifteen minutes about the future of planning surrounded by all sorts of brilliance?
The first thing I thought about was the amazing work of community-led, community-based, community-engaged, and community-accountable organizations working to bring real (bodily, spiritual and material) resources to their communities.
Here’s the list I came up with to start + more amazing work others shared.
If you can, make a financial investment in their work, or groups doing similar work in your own community.
Butterfly: Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network, Detention Watch, Encuentro, Freedom Inc, Maggie’s: Toronto Sex Worker Action Project, Morris Home (Philadelphia), O:se Kenhionhata:tie Land Back Camp (Kitchener, Ontario), Pueblo Action Alliance, Randolph street community garden (Champaign, Illinois), Vipassar, We The People of Detroit