The call for change and investment in healthy buildings has been consistent from health experts to building industry organizations and governments. Business owners and organizations worldwide –commercial real estate, schools, universities, sports teams – have tried to answer the key question: “How do I address building health in a sustainable way?”. On Wednesday, September 21, […]
The Global Humanities Institute on Climate Justice and Problems of Scale will occur at the University of Pretoria between July 29 and August 7, 2022. Virtual sessions will be held on July 30-31, August 1-2, and August 4-6. The Institute is sponsored by the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes and funded by the Andrew […]
Hapner Hart Media with the Ohel Zachter Family National Trauma Center have partnered on a two-day (June 15-16, 2022) virtual art auction to support the Center’s work in crisis response with an emphasis on mental health and trauma response for educators. In light of the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, the Center’s work is more important than […]
Midwest Artist Project Services presents the fourth annual Mock Grant Panel at 6-8p Tuesday, February 8, 2022. About this event The Mock Grant Panel offers an opportunity to practice writing a grant application for your arts-based project, and to get formal feedback from a review committee. Artists of all disciplines, collectives, and emerging arts organizations without […]
It is Freedom Arts’ Giving Week, an opportunity to give back to a good cause after what felt to my email inbox like a weeklong Black Friday. Donate to help them reach their 5k goal and support diverse, equitable, and accessible art education programs in our city!
The Civic Leadership Program, AIA New York, and nycoba|NOMA are hosting a free webinar for students on Thursday, December 2, from 5 to 7p Central via Zoom. As we experience shifts in design practice and pedagogy, many of us find ourselves collectively questioning our approaches to work. While we may find ourselves committed to doing […]
Come together with the 2019-2021 Enterprise Rose Fellows for through connection and story. In the spirit of John O’Neal and Free Southern Theater’s story circles, the outgoing Rose Fellow class will share stories about community, care, and the future we imagine. We will reflect upon the lessons of COVID, summer 2020 uprisings, and micro community […]
Olmsted 200 invites you to join the third webinar in our Conversations with Olmsted series. In this series, we explore different aspects of Olmsted’s far-reaching influence on America’s physical landscape and social fabric. This installment is co-hosted with one of our founding partners— American Public Health Association. Olmsted believed parks function as “lungs of the […]
Wanda Dalla Costa, Principal, Taw Architecture Collective PLLC. Director, Indigenous Design Collaborative. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 4-5p EST / 1-2p PSTCredits: 1 LU HSW Session Description: Indigenous design is part of the collective reimaging underway in the field of architecture. Utilizing assets such as stories, rituals, values, history, and knowledge, Indigenous design offers a pathway that is […]
A discussion with Craig Stevenson and Cory Stevenson from OAC Chicago about codesign, ecologies, and transitions: placemaking as healing and futuring shifting between systems and ecologies transition design August 26th, 2021 6-7p. Register here.
Session Description: Justin Garrett Moore will be sharing a variety of recent work from his involvement and leadership with Urban Patch, Dark Matter University, BlackSpace, and other groups, sharing his approach to working across different modes of practice crossing public service, education, social enterprise, and collectives, exploring the various types of work and agency that […]
Join Next City for SPACES & PLACES 2021: Visions of Black-led Communities – a virtual film festival. The festival is pay-what-you-wish to attend. SPACES & PLACES will assemble urbanists, planners and community leaders for a two-day event of virtual learning and exchange. DAY 1 | August 5th | 12 pm to 1:30 pm ET Soul […]
A two-day virtual conversation on disability, the media, and what’s next. Each day people will gather in small virtual groups to discuss the following topics: -Media Accessibility-Disability in 2020: COVID-19, Black Lives Matter, and more-Media Representation: Current Trends-Media Representation: The Future Over the two days, participants will join a randomized group of no more than […]
Join a lively dialogue with Dana Bourland, author of “Gray to Green Communities: A Call to Action on the Housing and Climate Crisis.” CNN political commentator Van Jones calls it a “must-read for anyone who cares about an inclusive, green path forward.” Joining the conversation will be leading voices on housing, policy and community engagement. […]
Join the national design movement as we launch the Anti-Racist Design Justice Index and campaign! June 5, 2021 at 1p CST More information here.
Join MAPS and Critical Mass for a virtual roundtable to discuss the impact of the pandemic and reimagining life after with local artists. Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 6 to 7p. Find more here.
How do climate change and racism intersect in American cities and towns to produce risk and harm, as well as possibilities for transformation in Black spaces? What visions for environmental and climate justice have Black communities imagined and enacted? This conversation brings architects, climate activists, and audience members together around key questions raised in the […]
he Intersection of Climate Change and HealthAn awakening and call to action on future outcomes Join us Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm for a unique continuing education program. This session will explore the impact that climate change has on the health and physical well-being of those directly and indirectly impacted by […]
On March 24th, join WUCCP to discuss how climate change results in extreme weather events, effective ways to communicate about these events, and their social impacts. Panelists include: Georgy Falster, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Science, WUSTL Kenton Gewecke, Chief Meteorologist, KOMU-TV Michael A. Méndez, Assistant Professor, Environmental Planning and Policy, UC […]
“The Story of Plastic” is a powerful documentary exposing how the plastic industry is harming ecosystems and communities. Live stream “The Story of Plastic” for a limited time between March 27 and April 4. Then join WashU alum Deia Schlosberg, director of “The Story of Plastic”, who will join us for a lively panel discussion […]
EcoDistricts is thrilled to be kicking off our 2021 Webinar Wednesday Series with the renowned Nathaniel Smith of Partnership for Southern Equity on March 17th at 11 AM PST/2 PM EST. Nathaniel Smith is a passionate advocate for equitable land use practices and one of the top leaders in holistic community sustainability. Smith’s advocacy activities were instrumental in […]
How can landscape designers, architects, and planners create more accessible and inclusive landscapes for disabled folks across the spectrum of disability? Don’t miss the 2/23 ACD Webinar at 2-3:30p CST. More details and registration here.
This Friday at 6pm there will be a short meeting for those who are interested in being part of the ULI Hines Student Urban Design Competition. The competition is a an intense two week multi-disciplinary challenge bringing together expertise from design, real estate, urban planning, and other fields. It’s a rewarding experience and each team […]
Environmental Racism Solution Series Event: Old & Moldy Toxins: Take a look into how mold and lead poisoning disproportionately affect BIPOC citizens. Action St. Louis, Arch City Defenders, Dutchtown South Community Corporation, & Sierra Club are partnering again to bring a series of events to dialogue the solutions to make St. Louis a whole and […]
At 1p on Wednesday, November 18, Meghan and Nella will share their lens on cultural resilience and talk about how advancing community cultural equity, stewarding organizational development with a cultural lens, and facilitating space and tools for collective healing can be part of how we define and invest in community resilience. Learn more and register […]
Florida A&M and Howard University lecture series this Wed, Nov 4 @ 3:00PM CST. A discussion of “Anti-Racist Design Praxis” will be led by Dark Matter University’s Justin Garrett Moore, Jelisa Blumberg, Curry Hackett, and Lexi Tsien. Please register in advance here.
The Washington University Climate Change Program has an ongoing semester series on climate conversations. Climate and Environmental Justice Talk at October 29th at 4pm. Join WUCCP to discuss climate justice and environmental justice, highlighting how it pertains to St. Louis. Panelists will include: Leah Clynburn: Beyond Coal Organizer, Missouri Sierra Club Christine Ekenga: Asst. Professor, […]