Designing for Equity: Taking Action

TUE, NOV 15, 2016

Hear about a wide array of actions that designers and planners are currently taking to generate greater equity in communities across the country. In a rapid pecha-kucha style, presenters will discuss a particular equity challenge they are addressing in their work, their responses, and how they are measuring their success. Presentation block one: Bringing equity to our profession Dana McKinney, MArch/MUP student, African American Student Union, Harvard Graduate School of Design Kordae Henry, Associate Designer, MASS Design Group Presentation block two: Changing processes and conversations Allan Co, Enterprise Rose Fellow Braden Crooks, Co-Founder, Designing the WE Quilian Riano, Founder and Principal of DSGN AGNC Presentation block three: Systemic change Emmanuel Pratt, Loeb Fellow; Executive Director, Sweet Water Foundation Ayako Maruyama, Creativity Lab Design Lead, DS4SI (Design Studio for Social Intervention)

Boston Society of Architects/AIA and the BSA Foundation
Design for Equity in Boston