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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture

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ASLA is committed to advancing the diversity, equity, and inclusion culture of landscape architecture, where diverse voices are active in all aspects of our profession. Landscape architects improve the livability and viability of communities through the practice of thoughtful and inclusive design.

The following sessions are included in the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion education track of the 2021 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture:

  • Access Auditing: An Immersive and Inclusive Introduction to Testing Site Accessibility
  • Jefferson Street Corridor: Recognizing the History and Influence of Three Esteemed HBCUs
  • Old Redford LINK: Exploring Equity, Engagement and Empowerment in Northwest Detroit
  •  Equity in Nature: Transforming Neglected Urban Land in Baltimore into Bliss Meadows
  • Ensuring Wellness in 21st Century Society: Equity and Inclusion at Eskenazi Health
  • Decolonization Pollinators: Reclaiming and Hybridizing a Latin American Landscape Architecture
  • It Takes a Village: Reflections on a Community-led Design Process
  • Design with Disabled People Now: Including Disabled People in the Design Process
  • HSW of Landscape Laborers: Ethics, Laws, and Logistics
  • Equity Through City-wide Heat and Urban Forest Management Planning
  • Shaping a Latin American Landscape Architectural Profession and Education
  • Becoming a J.E.D.I. Master: Toward Inclusive River Spaces and Outdoor Recreation
  • Debunking “Green Gentrification”: How Public Space Investment Delivers Environmental Equity and Justice
  • Designing Youth-inclusive Public Spaces: Why We Should Involve Youth
  • Everybody Plays: A Best Practice Guide to Multigenerational Park Design
 

ASLA Diversity Summit Presenters at the 2021 Conference on Landscape Architecture

We are pleased to announce that a number of members from ASLA’s Diversity Summit community will be presenting at the 2021 Conference on Landscape Architecture.

Patricia Algara

Patricia Algara, ASLA
Founding Principal, BASE Landscape Architecture Inc.

SAT-B04 - Decolonization Pollinators: Reclaiming and Hybridizing a Latin American Landscape Architecture

SUN-A07 - Latinas in Leadership

 
Richard Alomar

Richard Alomar, ASLA
Department Chair, Rutgers University

SAT-B04 - Decolonization Pollinators: Reclaiming and Hybridizing a Latin American Landscape Architecture

SUN-A07 - Latinas in Leadership

 
Irene Compadre

L. Irene Compadre, ASLA
Principal @ Arbolope Studio and Lecturer @ the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis

SUN-A07 - Latinas in Leadership

 
Gabriel Diaz Montemayor

Gabriel Diaz Montemayor, ASLA
Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Arkansas Fayetteville

SAT-B04 - Decolonization Pollinators: Reclaiming and Hybridizing a Latin American Landscape Architecture

SUN-B05 - Shaping a Latin American Landscape Architectural Profession and Education

 
Diana Fernandez Bibeau

Diana Fernandez Bibeau, ASLA
Senior Associate, Sasaki

SAT-C01 - The Art of Teaming: Lessons for Assembling a 21st Century Design Team

SUN-B06 - Equity Through City-wide Heat and Urban Forest Management Planning

SUN-C02 - Business and Culture: Breaking Norms in Diversity Equity and Inclusion

 
Kona Gray

Kona A. Gray, FASLA
Principal, EDSA, Inc.

MON-DD1 - Drawing Matters: Hands – On Exploration into Drawing’s Value in Landscape Architecture

 
Kenneth Kokroko

Kenneth J. Kokroko, ASLA
Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Arizona

FRI-B02 - Storytelling Through Design: Honoring Diverse Voices

 
Roberto Rovira

Roberto J. Rovira, ASLA
Chair/Associate Professor, FIU & Principal, Studio Roberto Rovira

SUN-B08 - Using Design, Engineering, Education & Science to Support UN Sustainable Development Goals

 
Andrew Sargeant

Andrew Sargeant, ASLA
Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellow, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

FRI-A07 - Beyond Branding: Using Social Media to Organize and Build Communities

SAT-A10 - Mapping Equity: Illustrations of a Just Future

 
Darneka Waters

Darneka Waters, ASLA
Planner, Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation

WS-001 - Workshop: The LARE Experience—What to Expect and How to Prepare

 
Gaylan Williams

Gaylan D. Williams, ASLA, LEED AP
Landscape Architect, Design Workshop

SUN-A08 - Creating Resilient Communities: Unconventional Approaches to Engagement, Funding, and Project Delivery

 

For additional information, please see the full conference schedule.

For more information on ASLA’s Diversity Summit, visit asla.org/diversitysummit or contact Lisa J. Jennings, Manager, Career Discovery and Diversity, at discover@asla.org.

Contact

ASLA General Inquiries:
info@asla.org  

ASLA Center Event
Space Inquiries: 
Kelli Bland
kbland@asla.org

PR Inquiries:
communications@asla.org  

Diversity, Equity,
and Inclusion
Lisa Jennings
Manager, Career Discovery
and Diversity
ljennings@asla.org 

Donations to the ASLA Fund: 
DonateToday@asla.org  

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