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Engaging Change: A Discussion on Anti-Black Racism in the Design and Development Industry - Shared screen with speaker view
Sarah Anthon - ELN
57:26
Sungbo's Eredo
Cheryll
57:30
Sungbo Eredo, in Nigeria
Cheryll
01:20:23
Black Plannning Project :)
Sarah - ELN
01:22:27
We will be providing links and resources after this event so keep an eye out for these organizations being mentioned!
Cheryll
01:24:22
If folks would like ideas on what foundations to donate to, do address planning issues. I know some :) Currently I'm also fundraising for a scholarship for Black planning students
Cheryll
01:24:28
Case.Cheryll@gmail.com
Leah Guerra
01:28:34
That is so true. My starting salary after completing a Masters and with 3yrs experience prior, was very close to minimum wage. It was demeaning and seemed that my prior experience because it was from the Caribbean was not useful in anyway. I proved them wrong within 6months.
Ori
01:31:51
Agreed - It’s good to be able to establish a network and know that there are others who look like you in the industry
Morgan L
01:35:14
Thank you all so much for a thoughtful and passionate discussion!
Cheryll
01:42:51
A great organization to partner with, to do planning work that better helps people: https://connectedcommunities.ca/
Leah Guerra
01:48:06
How do you start the conversation if you are the only black person in the organization?
Shanna-Kay Smith
01:49:27
totally agree with have non-profit/grass-root organizations involve in the planning/design process in the initial stage to engage and make sure that community/neighbourhoods are getting what the need and not what is assume is needed.
Kuda Saburi
01:56:58
Thank you Camille. Its good that Gensler had conversations about the 5 nooses across the 4 construction sites in Toronto. Some community members are doing the work "at the side of the desk" to keep pressure on the organizations involved with the sites where these serious incidents took place. This is too serious an issue to allow to be swept under the rug.