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Climate Change, Inequality, and Sustainability in Richmond

March 11, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

During the 20th century, local and federal officials reinforced racial segregation through a number of policies and practices in Richmond. Though these are no longer legal, the implications of these actions were profound: Neighborhoods once deemed hazardous because of their racial makeup are still predominantly black and brown and are areas of higher poverty. They are also the neighborhoods most vulnerable to climate change, affected by higher temperatures and flooding more acutely than wealthier, whiter parts of the city. Panelists in this webinar will examine the relationships between 20th-century urban policy, racial inequality, and climate change in Richmond, and what we can do about it now.


Dr. Jeremy Hoffman, Chief Scientist, Science Museum of Virginia

Kendra Norrell, Community Engagement Coordinator, City of Richmond Office of Sustainability

Register: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4770654

This webinar is eligible for 1.0 AIA Learning Unit and HSW Credit for attending. Please follow the questions upon registration. You will only get credit for attending the LIVE webinar.

Note: This event will be conducted online via Zoom. Registrants will participate on their computer, iPad, or smartphone device.

*This lecture will be recorded.
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***Registration closes the date of the webinar at 5:30 PM


March 11, 2021
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design
(804) 655-6055
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