The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion selected the Alberti Program: Architecture for Young People as the 2016 honoree of the AIA Diversity Recognition Program.
The AIA Diversity Recognition Program recognizes architects, AIA chapters, educational institutions, and organizations that are actively committed to
increasing diversity and inclusion within the architecture profession.
The 2016 jurors included: Gregory Burke, AIA, AIA Diversity Council (2015 – 2016); Brent Castro, Assoc. AIA, 2012 – 2013 AIAS Vice President; Roland Day, AIA, AIA Diversity Council (2014 – 2015); Bryan Lee, Assoc. AIA, NOMA Louisiana Vice President; and Tiffany Millner, AIA, AIA Diversity Council (2014 – 2015).
The honoree’s initiatives were featured at the Diversity and Inclusion booth at the 2016 AIA National Convention in Philadelphia and were celebrated during the Multicultural Fellows and Diversity Recognition Recipient Reception on May 21, 2016.
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