Ensuring Equitable Post-Disaster Outcomes


Join us for a thought-provoking session about improving equitable outcomes through disaster mitigation and preparedness. During this session, we will shine a light on the systemic inequities that hinder equitable preparedness and contribute to disparities in response and recovery outcomes. 

Architects play a pivotal role in addressing the needs of communities through community engagement and thoughtful design. We will explore how architects can contribute to enhancing equitable outcomes by actively involving community members, considering their unique perspectives and needs, and designing resilient and inclusive spaces. Additionally, architects can serve as advocates for better policies that prioritize equity in disaster mitigation and preparedness efforts. 

To inspire and inform, we will showcase compelling case studies of places that are making strides in providing better outcomes through community preparedness. Don't miss this opportunity to engage in a dynamic discussion on inequities in disaster preparedness and how we can work towards more equitable outcomes. To explore more resources on how to helping communities before and after disasters, visit aia.org/disaster.

Learning objectives

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of systemic inequities that hinder equitable preparedness and contribute to disparities in response and recovery outcomes. 
  • Explore effective strategies and approaches for addressing systemic inequities and fostering the development of more resilient communities. 
  • Advocate for equitable outcomes by leveraging their architectural expertise and actively supporting initiatives that promote inclusivity and fairness. 
  • Apply lessons learned from relevant case studies to inform their design and planning processes, incorporating best practices for creating equitable and resilient spaces. 

This session was recorded live on September 21, 2023.

This course is part of a series

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 $45  non-member
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1.00 LU
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