The Unforgettable Role of Cal Poly Pomona in the Development of Embedded Planning

Cal Poly Pomona urban planning students and Jonathan Pacheco Bell discuss Embedded Planning and the Medina Family ADU Story. [Photo by Courtney Knapp]

Embedded Planning is a new form of street-level praxis. As I explain in my opening salvo, “We Cannot Plan From Our Desks,” Embedded Planning situates the work of planners on the ground. Embedded planners take part in a community’s daily life, resulting in stronger relationships with stakeholders, increased public participation, and better-informed…