BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:MFA Housing New Mexico Events VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY;CHARSET=utf-8:The surge in immigration over the past two decades has engendered an unprecedented level of racial ethnic and cultural diversity in the United States. This session will present an overview of some key concepts, trends and issues to cnsider when planning in immigrant and multi-ethnic contexts i the U.S. and in Philadelphia in particular. A range of tools (along with their advantages and drawbacks will be presented to explore a range of possible planning approaches and tactics for communities with large immigrant populations and illustrate how these approaches can enrich planning practice more generally. To register click below. DESCRIPTION;CHARSET=utf-8:The surge in immigration over the past two decades has engendered an unprecedented level of racial ethnic and cultural diversity in the United States. This session will present an overview of some key concepts, trends and issues to cnsider when planning in immigrant and multi-ethnic contexts i the U.S. and in Philadelphia in particular. A range of tools (along with their advantages and drawbacks will be presented to explore a range of possible planning approaches and tactics for communities with large immigrant populations and illustrate how these approaches can enrich planning practice more generally. To register click below. LOCATION;CHARSET=utf-8:https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8450937994258928642 UID:20150220-471@housingnm.com URL:http://housingnm.org/events/ical/471 DTSTART:20150220T110000 DTSTAMP:20150220T110000 DTEND:20150220T123000 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR