Urban Habitat

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Urban Habitat

"Founded in 1989, Urban Habitat's builds bridges between environmentalists, social justice advocates, government leaders, and the business community. Our work has helped to broaden and frame the agenda on toxic pollution, transportation, tax and fiscal reform, brownfields, and the nexus between inner-city disinvestments and urban sprawl." [1]

Their journal is Race, Poverty, and the Environment.

Directors (2009)

Accessed October 2009: [2]

  • President: Juliet Ellis - Executive Director, Urban Habitat, Oakland, CA
  • Chair: Joe Brooks - Vice President for Civic Engagement, PolicyLink, Oakland, CA
  • Vice-Chair: Romel Pascual - City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Treasurer: Tamar Dorfman - Mayor's Office of Community Development, San Francisco, CA
  • Carl Anthony - Founder of Urban Habitat, Berkeley, CA
  • Felicia Marcus - Natural Resources Defense Council, San Francisco, CA
  • Arnold Perkins - Former Director, Alameda Public Health Department, Oakland, CA
  • Malo Hutson - Assistant Professor, College of Environmental Design, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley

Former Board Members


Web: http://urbanhabitat.org

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. About, Urban Habitat, accessed October 19, 2009.
  2. About, Urban Habitat, accessed October 19, 2009.