He started as a neighborhood activist, later becoming Chairman of the Urban Forms Direction Committee under Mayor Margaret T. Hance. This committee’s vision, called the Village Concept Plan, emphasized self-sufficient local communities within the city, which influenced Phoenix’s approach to growth.
Larry played a crucial role in forming the Human Services Campus, bringing service organizations together to address the issue of homelessness. He also led efforts to fundraise for the revitalization of Margaret T. Hance Park, aiming to create an iconic downtown gathering space.
Larry’s journey showcases how even newcomers can make a significant impact on a community’s development and growth, and his efforts continue to shape Phoenix’s future.
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