Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committee of APA RI promotes diversity within the Rhode Island planning profession and the Chapter to help planners serve and support more diverse and inclusive audiences.
For more information or to join the committee, please contact Committee Chair Fabiola Alikpokou: falikpokou at horsleywitten dot com
The EDI Committee recently hosted a panel discussion of the book, "The Color of Law"(2 CM). The recorded webinar can be viewed here:
From APA National:
APA is pleased to launch a new video series today, Voices of
Equity in Planning, to raise awareness of the unique
responsibility and capability planners have to center social equity in their
work. A full announcement about the series can be found here.
The videos are being produced with support from members of
the Social Equity Task Force, whose report was accepted by the APA Board in
2019, and successfully integrated into APA's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
strategy by the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee last
APA has published social media posts announcing the first video today,
and it is featured in today's Interact: