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June 2020

Tue09Jun12:00 pm1:00 pmLet’s Talk About Race: A Discussion on Injustice in Architecture12:00 pm - 1:00 pm America/Denver Zoom Meeting

Event Details

The duty of those who shape our cities is to include every voice, design for universal human dignity and advocate for lasting change. Yet despite the progress we’ve made, inequity in the built environment is still prevalent—and we are committed to creating change.

In a statement made by AIA Colorado CEO Mike Waldinger, “Architecture is not neutral. Neither can architects be passive.” In this Virtual Connect event, we invite participants to learn more about racial inequity in architecture and design as we hear from leaders in the profession via a panel discussion. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions and will join us in confronting the profession’s shortcomings and removing barriers for our BIPOC peers.

People of color should not be afraid to walk into a building. Join us for the discussion as we fight together to eradicate racial injustice in our profession and turn words into action.

Register via the link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_m5TXD2SRT0moZQgEZ1pz_g

Panelists:

ANNICIA STREETE
• Architecture and Construction Practitioner, Catena Construction and Sprocket Design+Planning
• Adjunct Faculty Member and Advisor to the American Institute of Architecture Students Chapter, College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado
• Co-Vice President, Colorado Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects

FLORY HAMSTRA
• Architectural Designer, NAOS Design Group
• President-Elect, Colorado Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects

LARRY SYKES, AIA
• Sykes Projects
• Co-Chair, Equity, Diversity, Inclusiveness Committee of the Colorado Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

Time

(Tuesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm America/Denver

Location

Zoom Meeting

Organizer

Megan Concannonmegan@aiacolorado.org 303.228.3912

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