Manuel Pastor | KCET
Dr. Manuel Pastor is Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California and the director for the USC Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII). He is the inaugural holder of the Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society and Social Change.
Post date: 2017-08-10T14:35:09-07:00
Despite the promises of revitalization and free market exchange for neighborhoods, gentrification is an invading force that has developed out of a history of discriminatory laws and practices in the United States.
Post date: 2017-04-28T09:22:22-07:00
South L.A. has been a laboratory for holistic approaches that weave together concerns and communities. It may be one of the last best places to show the city as a whole how development can be done without displacement.
Post date: 2016-07-18T14:00:29-07:00
South Los Angeles has always been a place of reinvention and there are a myriad of stories that complicate and challenge any monolithic rendering of this mega-neighborhood.
Post date: 2014-02-10T04:00:37-08:00
Los Angeles is in the midst of a reinvention of sorts: from sprawl to community development, from car dependence to transit orientation, from rising inequality to a growing commitment to equity and inclusion.