The Urban Habitat Program (UHP) Records (1970-2001) primarily contain materials accumulated by Carl Anthony, co-founder in
1989, and Executive Director for twelve years. The collection includes Anthony's correspondence; professional activities materials,
mainly relating to his numerous speaking engagements, conferences, meetings and materials of other organizations where he
served in an advisory capacity or officer. Anthony's files also contain his writings; consisting of drafts, published articles,
manuscripts for his book, Landscape of Freedom; and teaching papers, consisting of lectures and course materials. Anthony
maintained resource subject files with general headings such as air quality, environmental justice, military base closures,
sustainable communities, toxics, and transportation. Some biographical information and interviews are included along with
photographs, appointment calendars, and notes. The UHP administrative records contain information about the organization;
staff binders, consisting of correspondence, schedules, priorities, tasks; meeting minutes; strategic plans; major project
files such as Brownfields, Leadership Institute for Sustainable Communities, The Presidio Development, San Francisco Partnership
for Parks, Smart Growth, and Transportation; consultations for leadership transition; funding proposals and resources; organization
activities, outreach, and related materials.
The Urban Habitat Program (UHP) was founded in 1989 by Carl Anthony, Karl Linn, and David Brower of Earth Island Institute
to build multicultural urban environment leadership for socially just, sustainable communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.
UHP fosters and supports initiatives for social and ecological justice taken by historically disenfranchised communities:
African, Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American, working and poor people.Carl Anthony is an African American urban planner, architect, 1989 founder and Executive Director for twelve years of the
Urban Habitat Program (UHP). Anthony and UHP have provided important links between environmental and social justice advocates
by encouraging the environmental justice movement to include principles of sustainability and brings a vision of social justice
to traditional environmentalists. In 1990, he co-founded the Race, Poverty & Environment Journal.
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Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright
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