The Hindsight Conference looks at all aspects of planning and our cities through the lens of diversity rather than leaving it up to one panel session on diversity. From accessible conference registration fees to MWBE caterers, the conference takes diversity and equity in Planning to another level.
In a profession where non-people of color are often planning for communities of color, BlackSpace NYC steps up as a collective of planners and other related professionals to support and be representation for these communities. Here's the BlackSpace manifesto on how they're planning for a future where Black people, Black spaces, and Black culture matter and thrive.
Jordana Vazquez shares with us the tale of the Bronx. As NYC continues to reduce its impact on climate change, the low income and ethnic minority pockets can also be hotbeds for sustainability efforts.
Saba Jaberolansar takes on the division of public space in Muslim society and the shift from tradition to more recent practices.
Transportation Planner at Sam Schwartz, Armando Sullivan, reflects on his journey as a planner of color and the importance of representation in professions.
The H-1B Visa program has been widely utilized by many companies in the US and international employees. Companies, employees, and their families continue to adjust, however reluctantly, to the changing policies of the program under the Trump administration.
We interview Barbara Oettinger Searle, the creator and director of Who Said We Did Not Know?, a film centered around immigration dialogue in the United States. She explains the concept, message, and challenges of creating the short film.
James Rojas shares his method for outreach and engagement with historically underrepresented populations in the planning process.
An Italian-American’s experience growing up in Queens, New York.