Redesigning Cities to Tackle Structural Racism

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday April 14, 2021
      4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
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  • URL: Bluejeans Events
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Contact

Carmen New

Marketing & Event Coordinator II

Georgia Institute of Technology | School of Architecture

Summaries

Summary Sentence: How can we undo the ways economic policies have contributed to structural racism? And how should we redesign cities to reflect and advance equitable economies?

Full Summary: How can we undo the ways economic policies have contributed to structural racism? And how should we redesign cities to reflect and advance equitable economies?

How can we undo the ways economic policies have contributed to structural racism? And how should we redesign cities to reflect and advance equitable economies? Raphael Bostic, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Catherine Ross, Regents Professor of City Planning and Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology will discuss solutions to these and other questions. 

Dr. Raphael W. Bostic took office June 5, 2017, as the 15th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He is responsible for all the Bank's activities, including monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and payment services. In addition, he serves on the Federal Reserve's chief monetary policy body, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta serves the Sixth Federal Reserve District, which covers Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. The Bank has branches in Birmingham, Jacksonville, Miami, Nashville, and New Orleans.

Dr. Catherine L. Ross is Harry West Professor and Director of the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD) at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  She is Deputy Director of Georgia Tech’s Tier 1 University Center for Transportation System Productivity and Management, a $14 million research program. 

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In Campus Calendar
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Groups

College of Design, School of Architecture, School of City & Regional Planning

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
equity, justice, diversity, inclusion, atlanta, Architecture, urban design, City and Regional Planning
Status
  • Created By: cwagster3
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Apr 1, 2021 - 12:25pm
  • Last Updated: Apr 11, 2021 - 8:16pm