Equity-First: Resilience For Everyone

  • Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area
    <strong>Village of Providence</strong> <em>Huntsville, AL</em>

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  • A mixed-use center for town and gown
    <strong>Storrs Center</strong> <em>Mansfield, CT</em>

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  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods
    <strong>Ponce City Market</strong> <em>Atlanta, GA</em>

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  • From parking lot to urban tour-de-force
    <strong>UCLA Weyburn</strong>&nbsp;<em>Los Angeles, California</em>

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  • Crosstown_Concourse_2018_Charter_LooneyRicksKiss
    Crosstown_Concourse_2018_Charter_LooneyRicksKiss
    From former warehouse to "vertical village"
    <strong>Crosstown Concourse</strong>&nbsp; <em>Memphis, Tennessee</em>

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  • Historic arcade houses young professionals
    <strong>Microlofts at The Arcade Providence</strong>&nbsp;<em>Providence, Rhode Island</em>

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  • Jazz Market New Orleans Audience Seating
    Jazz Market New Orleans Audience Seating
    Trumpeting a cultural revival
    <strong>Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market</strong>&nbsp; <em>New Orleans, Louisiana</em>

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  • Mercado District | Tucson, Arizona
    A timeless place from the ground up. #thisiscnu

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  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

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October 29, 2020

Too often, conversations around creating resilient, sustainable places center the white and wealthy and ignore the people most at risk. In the United States, communities of color are more likely to be exposed to air pollution, live in close proximity to toxic waste, and experience the effects of climate change and extreme weather events. As the impacts of climate change begin to permeate nearly all land use decisions, it is necessary that urban planning practitioners develop and adopt strategies that address the needs and offer protection for people who are most vulnerable and marginalized. 

This webinar will explore the concept of equity-first resilience planning and environmental justice through the work and insights of three panelists:

  • Barbara Brown Wilson, associate professor of urban and environmental planning at the UVA School of Architecture and author of the book “Resilience for All: Striving for Equity Through Community-Driven Design.”
  • Tatewin Means, Executive Director of Thunder Valley CDC and former Attorney General for the Oglala Sioux Tribe on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
  • Anna Clark, Detroit-based journalist and author of "The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy."

This webinar is available for 1 CNU-A continuing education credit if viewed live or recorded.

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