Neighborhood Equity

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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ICP’s Voices for Opportunity Advocacy Training Announces: The People’s Zoning Workshops

Dallas residents are learning how zoning and land use impact their neighborhoods and can contribute to neighborhood inequity. Join us in better understanding how you can participate in the zoning process, start realizing a vision for your neighborhood and ensure fair housing.  Watch for upcoming workshops throughout the year.  Follow for us on social media …

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ICP is on StoryCorp!

ICP assists and advocates for real people with real issues. On ICP’s StoryCorps page, hear housing choice voucher holders talk about their experiences as they moved to low-poverty neighborhoods free of segregation where they thought their families could best thrive.  You will also be able to hear from Dallas residents who have participated in ICP’s …

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