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Lee’s five powerful lessons for Lanka

By Ameen Izzadeen
All that man wants is freedom from fear and hunger. The entire gamut of human rights stems from these two basic freedoms which ensure man’s right to life, property and dignity. 1,089 more words

Political Analysis

March 5th Open Partner Meeting: Recap

On March 5th Investing in Place hosted its first open partner meeting in downtown Los Angeles at the beautiful Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC) 768 more words

Transportation Finance

Equity Policy Fellowship Opportunity

The Maya Wiley Fellowship program celebrates and supports grassroots leaders seeking to achieve racial equity through structurally transformative policy strategies and campaigns.  This is a great opportunity to support Los Angeles County leaders and expanding our leadership breadth and depth on transportation equity. 55 more words

Social Equity

Policymakers discuss the funding needs for active transportation in Los Angeles County

Authors: Jessica Meaney and Eric Bruins, Photography: Rudy Espinoza

Earlier this month, Investing in Place held a transportation policymakers breakfast in partnership with the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) to discuss best practices for funding active transportation with county transportation sales taxes. 418 more words

Transportation Finance

Addressing Social Equity and Public Health in Metro Long Range Transportation Plan

Currently, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Agency (“Metro”) is updating its Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), a 30 year plan representing over $300 billion dollars through 2050 in the region.The LRTP update is proceeding in parallel with the formulation of a potential 2016 ballot measure to levy an additional half-cent sales tax for transportation, yielding up to $24 billion in new revenue over 30 years for new projects and programs. 30 more words

Transportation Finance