Culturally Enriched Communities are a part of planning processes that strengthen an area’s ability to plan for growth in diversity in ways that can position the region to rank among the best in world while improving upon the indicators of disparities.
What are Culturally Enriched Communities?
Culturally Enriched Communities allow for the creation of municipalities that can contribute to the prosperity and well-being of all people.
What to consider?
Professionals working toward Culturally Enriched Communities are willing to move beyond the basics, the comfortable, and the familiar to understand the people they are working with as individuals who change and evolve as they move through their lives. These professionals consider the impact of the designed environment on the construction of marginalization and difference — from limiting the types of foods one can eat, to the relationships one can form, the dress he/she can wear, traditions the family can practice and pass down, and aspirations for the future.
How to implement
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