Entries by Silvia R. González

“Uneven Urbanscape” examines the production of ethnoracial inequality

Los Angeles is powerful case study for understanding spatialized racial and ethnic stratification. In this new book, Ong & Gonzalez describe the different elements that make up the urban spatial structure — place, relative location and networks — and examine how these elements produces and reproduces ethnoracial inequality in housing, employment and education. Ong and […]

How is a map not a plan?

Join CNK director at Urban Humanities Initiative Salon 02 panel, “How is a map not a plan?,” to discuss our pilot StoryMap platform, which hosts narratives of lived experiences of Angeleños in neighborhoods experiencing gentrification. The platform hosts written words, audio files, and visuals from a sonic archive and mapping project by high school students […]

CNK Collaborates on Transformative Climate Communities Effort

The CNK is excited to be part of a historic collaborative effort that directs $23 million in state funding, matched by an additional $47 million in leveraged funds, into a wide range of alternative energy, active transportation and greening projects in the Pacoima-Sun Valley area of northeast Los Angeles. The CNK will be assisting the […]

CNK is delighted to welcome Deirdre Pfeiffer!

The Center for Neighborhood Knowledge is happy to have Dr. Deirdre Pfeiffer join the team as a Visiting Scholar for the academic year. Dr. Pfeiffer is an associate professor at Arizona State University (ASU) in the School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning. Her research focuses on housing strategies in the U.S. for an aging […]

Increasing Trust in Tap Water

The UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge worked closely in collaboration with the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation (LCI) to host At the Tap, a convening that engaged more than 100 community members and other stakeholders in discussions about the challenges and solutions to address mistrust of public drinking water identify tools and actionable steps to […]