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Articles by James Rojas

  • The Path of Most Resistance: Latino Pedestrian Safety. July, 2011.
    This article discusses pedestrian safety in Latino communities.
  • Latino Urban Forum's James Rojas Supports Permitting L.A.'s Street Vendors. June, 2008.
  • LA To TJ 2008 Mobile Conference: Moving, Goods, People, and Ideas. June, 2008.
    On the first day of summer, Saturday, June 21, 2008, sixty urban planners, environmentalists, public health experts, artists, and community activists boardedAmtrak’s Surfliner at Union Station to participate in a day long mobile conference between the cities of Los Angeles, CA and Tijuana, Baja California.

James Rojas in the Press

  • The Agile City: Making Many Small Plans. By Matt Carmichael, June, 2013.
    Matt Carmichael writes about the importance of small interventions.
  • Una Placita: Mercado’s Virgin de Guadelupe Shrine Creates a Social Space From a Parking Lot. By Kris Fortin, February, 2012.
  • On Tough Blocks, Divine Glitter. By Patricia Leigh Brown, December, 2002.
    Patricia Brown writes about the nativities in Latino Front Yards.
  • All That's Holy, and Then Some. By Mary Rourke, December, 2002.
    East LA's eclectic nativity scenes proudly connote Mexican heritage as well as the birth of Christ.
  • Joggers Seek a Smoother Trail Near Cemetery. By Hector Becerra, August, 2001.
    Runners and walkers want to replace uprooted sidewalks around the Evergreen burial ground in Boyle Heights with a soft path.