Dallas

Video: Understanding ICP’s 2021 Petitions for Rulemaking

View our YouTube video explaining our 2021 petitions for rulemaking filed with the U.S. Treasury Department (IRS) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.   Find the petitions here: Treasury/IRS: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LLdOVMXdxrv4hr3CTJi7z_VQldqrfOp6/view?usp=sharing Office of the Comptroller of the Currency: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1G5gif2qf5JGnS-F3yfKTZUR4it-SiiPq/view?usp=sharing

Voices for Opportunity Resources: Advocating for Equitable Zoning in Historically Segregated Dallas Neighborhoods / Recursos de Voces por Oportunidades: Abogando por una Zonificación Equitativa en Vecindarios Históricamente Segregados en Dallas

As a continuation of the People’s Zoning Workshops hosted by ICP in southern and west Dallas, we are excited to share these zoning resources with you. Because discriminatory zoning negatively affects the health, housing and the quality of life for adults and children, these resources aim to assist Dallas residents in positively influencing government and …

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New Housing Search Resource: Maps & Data Showing Crime Near City of Dallas Low-income Housing Tax Credit Complexes

     Last week Daniel & Beshara, P.C. released maps and data showing the levels of crime with which many City of Dallas low-income renters, including housing choice voucher holders, must bear.  In most cases, residents endure living around crime brought by those not living in or near their homes. While the City of Dallas …

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Neighborhood Equity: Knowing the Type of Planned Development District Zoning in your Neighborhood is Important

Click here:  ICP’s Planned Development District Guide Haga clic aquí: Guía de ICP de los Distritos de Desarrollo Planificado Land use regulations, such as zoning, have been tools of discrimination while treating neighborhoods of color differently than predominantly white neighborhoods and physically separating people of different race/ethnicities from each other. “The use of industrial, even …

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Community Visioning Training: a Step toward Equitable Zoning

Saturday’s workshops will be facilitated by urban planner, community activist, and artist, James Rojas. There is no cost associated with this workshop. It is free and open to the public. Due to limited seating we request you to register online at the below Eventbrite links. Morning Session Registration:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-visioning-training-morning-sessionwith-urban-planner-james-rojas-tickets-63598264120?aff=ebapi  Afternoon Session Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-visioning-training-evening-session-with-urban-planner-james-rojas-tickets-62996534330

Sterlingshire Apartments (Dallas, TX): How the City and State Steer Low-Income Kids of Color to High Crime Neighborhoods

Neighborhood equity requires the City of Dallas to fully address the residents’ of this Pleasant Grove community’s long-held concerns about crime safety.  Law abiding residents deserve better. Children’s lives are literally at stake. Despite age-old community concerns, the city and state housing agencies chose the corner of Bruton Rd. and St. Augustine Dr. as a …

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Latino Urbanism: An Evening with James Rojas, Urban Planner and Pioneer

(click the image to go to Eventbrite and reserve your free spot) Latino Urbanism: Equitable Planning & Inclusion of Neighborhoods with Rich Heritage An Evening with James Rojas, Urban Planner and Pioneer March 26, 2019, 6– 7PM, Dallas West Branch Library, 2332 Singleton Blvd., Dallas Please join us for this enlightening conversation. Urbanismo Latino: Planificación Equitativa y …

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ICP’s Voices for Opportunity Initiative Helps “Justice for Joppa” Campaign Get its First Win

ICP’s Voices for Opportunity Initiative Helps “Justice for Joppa” Campaign Get its First Win Click here to read more:  VFO-JFTA for blog After months of public comments after public comments at Dallas City Council meetings, members of the Joppa Freedman’s Town Association (JFTA) finally won their battle against the inclusion of two batch plants within the …

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