A recently published study by IURD researchers sheds light on the importance of parks in Latin American cities.
Dr. Daniel Rodriguez & Dr. Mika Moran Publish Article on Public Spaces and Parks in Latin American Cities
Gun Violence Prevention is an Integral Part of of Community Revitalization
Brian Malte, Executive Director at the Hope and Heal Fund provides an important perspective on this issue.
Historic Redlining and Urban Health Today in U.S. Cities
Anthony Nardone, Joey Chiang and Jason Corburn publish article on the potential associations between historic redlining and urban health outcomes in nine U.S. cities.
Coronavirus responses can promote Cities for All: new research by IURD
COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need to rebuild our cities and adopt new policies to ensure they are more inclusive for persons with disabilities, according to IURD Director Jason Corburn and leader of the Inclusive Cities Lab Dr. Victor Pineda, in a new article they co-authored in the Journal of Urban Health, entitled “Disability, Urban Health Equity, and the Coronavirus Pandemic: Promoting Cities for All.”
IURD Visiting Scholar, Dr. M. Reza Shirazi, Publishes Second Article about Hunters Point Shipyard Project Review
Dr. Shirazi published a second article about the ongoing UC-led 'independent review' of the Hunters Point Shipyard project.
Professor Jason Corburn and the IURD Complete Report for Advance Peace Sacramento
Professor Jason Corburn and the IURD have completed a report for Advance Peace Sacramento, entitled, Advance Peace Sacramento, Learning & Evaluation 2018 Progress Report.
IURD visiting scholar Dr. M. Reza Shirazi, co-edited a book entitled: Urban Social Sustainability: Theory, Policy and Practice.
This ground breaking volume raises radical critiques and proposes innovative solutions for social sustainability in the built environment.
Examining California Land Use Entitlements
California’s housing affordability crisis has rightly received a great deal of attention by state lawmakers, the press, academics, and ordinary Californians. Important questions raised in this discussion are: What laws or regulations might impede housing construction in high-cost areas? What solutions might help reduce those barriers with a minimum impact on other important values, such as environmental protection, public participation, and equitable treatment of low-income communities of color? More specifically, does state environmental law (the California Environmental Quality Act, CEQA), or local land-use regulations, constrain housing development? To read more, click here.
Press Coverage: UC Berkeley Health Study Documents Impacts to Bay Area from Possible Hospital Closure
Select press coverage of the UC Berkeley Health Study of Possible Alta Bates Closure
UC Berkeley Health study documents impacts to Bay Area from possible hospital closure
The IURD recently completed a Rapid Health Impact Assessment (RHIA) of the likely population health impacts of the closing of Alta Bates hospital in Berkeley, California.