Revisiting the Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative (LANI): Lessons for Planners

@inproceedings{Arefi2003RevisitingTL,
  title={Revisiting the Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative (LANI): Lessons for Planners},
  author={Mahyar Arefi},
  year={2003}
}
  • Mahyar Arefi
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • The dual public policy tensions of people prosperity versus place prosperity and need-based versus asset-based approaches to community development provide a conceptual framework to evaluate the Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative. In 1994, this thirty-month program set out to revitalize eight inner-city Los Angeles neighborhoods through technical assistance and seed money. Three distinct categories capture the observed discrepancies among the communities that aimed to sustain revitalization… CONTINUE READING

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