Built Exclusion: The Effects of Systemic Racial Practices on Architecture
Mon, Sep 21 | Zoom Event

Built Exclusion: The Effects of Systemic Racial Practices on Architecture

Description: Architecture wields great power - it has the potential to create places that unite, and it has the power to create divisions and act as an oppressive force. Throughout the middle of the 20th century, the racist practice of "redlining" created deep divides which still shape our cities.
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Time & Location

Sep 21, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Zoom Event

About the event

Description: Architecture wields great power - it has the potential to create places that unite, and it has the power to create divisions and act as an oppressive force. Throughout the middle of the 20th century, the racist practice of "redlining" created deep divides which still shape our cities today. Join us and our esteemed panel as we look back to how segregation created the neighborhoods that make up our cities today, discuss what is being done about it today, and step boldly into tomorrow.

People involved:

Teonna Cooksey - Grad Student in Architecture and Urban Planning at Columbia, Secretary with NOMA

Adrianna Mena - Brand Consultant - Step Up: Equity Matters

Kacie Lucchini Butcher - Public History Project Director at UW Madison

Please register for this event and watch for a future email with the zoom meeting link provided. 

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