The course is focused on the topic of social and spatial justice and equity planning. The course explores the inequalities in our planning theory and practice. The course highlights and engages in the key debates in the realm of planning and urban policy. We collectively study the problems of equity and justice in various substantive topics including education, job training, housing and criminal justice system. It encourages thinking of approaches to difficult issues. we invite practitioners in Atlanta to join us about the tools used for advocacy, community organizing and alternative economic development. This class introduces you to leaders who are making change and tackling tough issues. This class requires students to engage in thought provoking discussions and learn from practitioners.