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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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Livable Communities Toolkit

This toolkit provides informational guides and resources to aid planning and implementation of green infrastructure projects.

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Charlotte: A ‘tree seat’ at the table

Effective inter-agency cooperation and partnership, and how the various agencies engaged in green infrastructure planning and development are arranged in a local government has significant implications for the level integration of urban forestry and green infrastructure in a city or community’s plans and operations.  Charlotte, North Carolina, which has been designated a Tree City USA […]

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Tree Ordinances and Your Community

This guide explains how ordinances work and the ways in which you can use them to benefit your community through urban forestry. The resource is likely best for smaller communities.

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CalEnviroScreen: Methodology for Identifying Polluted Communities in California

Though designed for California communities, this site illustrates how and with what data others can identify disadvantaged neighborhoods in their own community.

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