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Presentation by James Rojas


Imagination by Participation

James Rojas, founder of Place It! & Latino Urban Forum

Date: Monday, September 30, 2013
Time: 12 to 1pm
Place: Gould 440


James Rojas holds an MA in City Planning and an MS in Architecture Studies from MIT. He works as a city and transportation planner, and is the founder of the Latino Urban Forum, a non-profit dedicated to increasing awareness of planning and design issues facing low-income Latinos. He is a contributing author for Insurgent Public Space (2010), and has written and lectured extensively about how culture and immigration are transforming the American front yard and landscape. Through Place It! he has organized an impressive number of on-site model installations and interactive workshops.