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Giving Voice, Being Seen
Giving Voice, Being Seen
WhenThursday, Apr. 26, 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Campus locationSamuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC1)
Campus roomUnity Room
Event typesConferences, Workshops
Event sponsorsUrban@UW

Department of Landscape Architecture

College of the Built Environments
Target AudienceStudents, faculty, community
Description

A symposium organized by the Interdisciplinary PhD program in the Built Environment.

Climate change affects everyone, but it does not impact all communities equally. These differences may be most evident in the built environment and the shared spaces such as parks, streets, schools, homes, which we experience and move through daily. In seeking to inspire more collaborative, inclusive and creative responses to climate change in the built environment, the interdisciplinary PhD in the Built Environment at UW is organizing a one-day symposium around the theme of “Giving Voice, Being Seen: Community Agency and Design Action in a Time of Climate Change.” This symposium is a space for examining the intersections of climate change, urbanism, and environmental justice, and the ways in which communities of color contribute to or are excluded from climate change conversations, particularly as it intersects with displacement and gentrification.

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