Comprehensive Planning Sucks. These Oaklanders Want to Make It Better.


Excerpt: “We’re trying to hold our ground by not defining the entire process up front or acting like it’s our job to do that,” says Janelle Orsi, staff attorney and co-founder at the Sustainable Economies Law Center, which helped convene the collective starting in May. “What we’re defining instead is a participatory process we’re going to facilitate, giving a lot of examples on how it might play out. We’re treating the budget more like a menu that we could all order off of, as opposed to a budget of exactly what we’re going to do.”

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(Originally published August 24, 2021.)

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    published this page in In the News 2021-08-27 11:43:28 -0700

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