Embedded Planning Returns to ELARA

Jonathan Pacheco Bell
12 min readDec 18, 2020

Part 1 in a series on the author’s return to guest speaking at East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy after the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

We Cannot Plan From Our Desks. [Collage by artist Jax Arriola @mijacutsdeep]

Esteban E. Torres High School in East Los Angeles has the distinction of being one of three public high schools in the U.S. with an urban planning program. Launched in 2010, the East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy Department of Urban Planning and Design (ELARA) at Torres…

Jonathan Pacheco Bell

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