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Designing Human Rights Cities

Martha F. Davis writes that city leaders have many opportunities to advance human rights. She contends that just as cities view traditional issues such as transportation and water delivery access as issues to be addressed through design processes, cities could also approach their structural human-rights issues as design challenges that can support the human-rights advancement of city residents. In this way, she argues, city, state, and federal priorities can be achieved even as cities remain focused on human rights. Read more here.