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Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Highlight: Former City Planner Raul Escobedo

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Highlight: Former City Planner Raul Escobedo

Hired in the 1970s to engage residents through a cultural and ethnic approach, Raul Escobedo was one of Los Angeles City Planning’s first influential Chicano planners. During his time with the Department, Raul successfully encouraged high numbers of Latino residents to participate in the planning process for the first time.

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