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Demystifying Social Equity

This article explores how various communities attempt to integrate equity and diversity into their overall sustainability plans. More than half the cities responding to the survey had adopted none or only one practice to promote equity.

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Green Cities Toolbox

The Green Cities Toolbox includes protocols, forms, and training materials produced by four greening programs in Redmond, Kent, Seattle, Tacoma.  This is a useful resource for volunteer-based programs.

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Forging the Link: Linking Economic Benefits of Low Impact Development and Community Decisions

This resource addresses community resilience and demonstrates substantive economic benefits „for both construction budgets and project life-cycle costs when using green infrastructure for stormwater management.

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BMP and LID Whole Life Cost Models: Version 2.o

This free report from the Water Environment Research Foundation details the costs associated with vegetative roofs, rainwater catchment systems, and bioretention facilities. It also provides planning-level cost estimates.

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CDC Guidance on Health Impact Assessments

This Center for Disease Control and Prevention webpage identifies best practices for conducting health impact assessments at the community and regional level.

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