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Spotlight on Enrique Penlarosa…

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Excerpt from Project to Public Spaces article. Enrique Penalosa public official, economist, and administrator, Enrique Peñalosa completed his three-year term as Mayor of Bogotá, Colombia on December 31, 2000. While mayor, Peñalosa was responsible for numerous and radical improvements to the city and its citizens. He promoted a city model giving priority to children and […]

Spotlight on MaVynne Betsch…

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MaVynne Betsch – Singer, environmentalist, activist and survivor was born on January 13, 1935 in Jacksonville, Florida. “When I die I’m coming back as a butterfly.” She was raised in one of the most pre-eminent black families in the South. Since 1975, Betsch made it her full-time mission to preserve and protect American Beach, her […]