I joined a chorus of voices sharing the impact of the late urban historian
. I mean every word ❤ I’m an LA urban planner because of Mike. Mike Davis exists because of his teachings. Embedded Planning praxis Read our tributes in this latest piece from his mentee, . Mike The PoeT Like this: Like Loading...
When I abruptly quit architecture school in 1998 and was depressed and lost but found my way to critical planning practice, the book that got me there was
City of Quartz.
Thank you and rest easy, Mike Davis.
We will keep up the fight.
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Edward W. Soja and me on graduation day June 17, 2005 at UCLA Urban Planning. Photo by Jonathan Pacheco Bell
and me on graduation day 17 years ago today. Grad school was tough. I felt the weight of the neighborhood on my shoulders. I nearly dropped out 5 times, but Ed inspired me to stay and keep at it. My work with Soja would help me create Edward Soja years later. The moral of the story: Find mentors who inspire you. Embedded Planning Like this: Like Loading...
The office of Edward W. Soja at UCLA Urban Planning after the 2015 In Memoriam celebration of Ed’s life. Before going home, I posted my to say goodbye, and to promise Ed that I would keep the flame lit. Photo: Jonathan Pacheco Bell “Epitaph for Edward W. Soja”
Congratulations to my fellow UCLA Bruin planners graduating today 👏🏽 You’re the next generation of planning. We’re in good hands.
Draw on our past to inform (y)our future. See the work of Edward W. Soja, Jackie Leavitt, Leo Estrada, VC Powe, Marty Wachs, John Friedmann and many others who rest in power.
Keep the flame lit.
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This has been a difficult autumn for the UCLA Luskin family.
. I am lucky to have been one of her students. A tireless advocate for urbanized communities of color, Jackie is deeply missed but forever loved and respected. Professor Jackie Leavitt passed away on November 27, 2015
UCLA Urban Planning will hold a gathering in celebration of Jackie’s life and work on Monday, March 7, 2016 at UCLA. Like this: Like Loading...
Dr. Edward W. Soja. Photo courtesy of UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
I declined a scholarship at another university to study urban planning under Edward W. Soja at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.
Ed will be greatly missed.
His legacy lives on in us.
In Memoriam: Edward Soja (1940-2015), Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning
A celebration of Ed’s life and work will be held Monday, January 25, 2016, from 4:00PM-6:00PM at the UCLA Faculty Center, Sequoia Room. Like this: Like Loading...
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