Veritable Good’s Hot Seat // City Planning & Inclusion
What exactly do you know about Long Range Planning or Diversity & Inclusion as they currently manifest at the City Of Sacramento? There’s some equity and environmental justice, race and gender, internal and external practices that are in the process of being operationalized at the city. Find out what that means: for you, for your community, for the city.
Join us this Friday at 7:00pm as some of our Sac City youth interview some of our Sac City staff about the direction we’re headed in and how they plan to get errybody there.
Meet Aimée Zenzele Barnes
Diversity and Equity Manager, City of Sacramento:
“As the Diversity & Equity Manager I am committed to facilitating dialogue and transformational practices that support the development and day to day operation of equity as a shared value. I serve as the technical expert in addressing equity as it is applied to city-wide policies, programs, practices and decisions with an overall vision to empower our workforce to better serve all people of Sacramento.”
Meet Greg Sandlund
Interim Planning Director, City of Sacramento:
Greg Sandlund been a Sac City planner since 2005. He manages the Planning Division of the Community Development Department, which develops and maintains policies that promote equitable and sustainable urban growth. More recently he has been project manager for the Central City Specific Plan, the update of the Mixed Income Housing Ordinance, and the 2013-2021 update of the Housing Element of the General Plan. He also develops ordinances and policies relating to transit-oriented development, parking requirements, urban design standards, as well as reasonable accommodation and universal design for residential development.