Community Localism - Real-World Implications in Local Communities

2021 AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference: COMMUNITIES

Description: 

Tackle the real-world implications of policies and design decisions with this presentation of research and work done in specific places to increase community equity and visibility. Initiatives discussed are economic policies, locational organizing, and strategies to protect against gentrification and community dispossession.

Learning objectives

  • How you can take a cue from the current call for social justice
  • Examine the role architects and designers play in addressing community needs
  • Identify where research can fill gaps in applied design work and spur innovation to increase community equity and visibility
  • Understand how academia and practice collaborate together to build stronger, more resilient and equitable communities

 

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1.00 LU
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Instructors

  • Mark Gabriel Little Headshot

    Mark Gabriel Little

    Executive Director | CREATE

    Mark Gabriel Little is the executive director of CREATE, a global initiative building shared...
  • Cate Mingoya headshot

    Cate Mingoya

    Director of Capacity Building | Groundwork USA

    As Groundwork USA’s new Director of Capacity Building, Cate works to strengthen the Groundwork...
  • Stacey Sutton headshot

    Stacey Sutton

    Associate Professor Department of Urban Planning and Policy / Director of Applied Research and Strategic Partnerships, Social Justice Initiative | University of Illinois Chicago

    Stacey Sutton is an Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Planning and Policy and the...
  • Georgeen Theodore headshot

    Georgeen Theodore

    AIA

    Founder and Principal | Interboro Partners

    Professor | New Jersey Institute of Technology, College of Architecture and Design,

    Georgeen Theodore is an architect, urban designer, and professor at New Jersey Institute of...