Nerd Night #52: Community-based Urban Planning

Nerd Night: EP Environmentalism

Thursday, May 26, 2022 @ 6:00pm

Community Engagement  |  Cultural & Historical Preservation  |  Capacity Building    

As the city of El Paso grows,  urban planners have aimed to revitalize the city in ways that appeal to all of its citizens. However, in recent years it has become apparent that community-based planning is essential to the city’s vitality. People who are close to neighborhood issues can clearly identify community needs and advocate passionately for local concerns. This Nerd Night will explore ways in which planners can implement meaningful community engagement in the planning process and develop resilient communities through a bottom-up approach to urban planning.

**Purchased tickets come with a meal and drink provided by One Grub Community.


  • Fred Lopez (FAICP CTP, CNU-A), Vice President of Quantum Consultants
  • Miguel Juarez (PhD), lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Texas at El Paso
  • Adriana and Roman Wilcox, co-owners One Grub Community
  • Veronica Carbajal, fronteriza, community lawyer, and environmentalist


May 26, 2022
Dinner service begins at 5:30pm
Presentations begin at 6:00pm


One Grub Community
901 Arizona Ave
El Paso, TX 79902

Ticket Details:

Nerd Night ticket purchase includes one meal of choice from One Grub Community’s menu (totaling $13 or less), house drink and presentations. One Grub Community’s menu can be found here.

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