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How Will Houston’s Latino Population Shape the City’s Future?

Houston will need to integrate the growing Latino community into its planning process in order to sustain its growth. That’s according to Dr. David Diaz, Director of urban studies at California State University in Los Angeles. He recently spoke at the University of Houston about the larger role the city’s Latino community will play in […]

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Houston will need to integrate the growing Latino community into its planning process in order to sustain its growth. That's according to Dr. David Diaz, Director of urban studies at California State University in Los Angeles. He recently spoke at the University of Houston about the larger role the city's Latino community will play in shaping the city's development.

Dr. Diaz tells Houston Matters' Edel Howlin the way we look at and define urban policy has changed over the years.