Category Diversity Equity Inclusion


Jan 19 | From AIASV WIA Webinar

A Collective Call to Action: Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Initiatives at Silicon Valley Firms   Please join the WIA of the AIA Silicon Valley Chapter for a panel event in which representatives from four firms of four scales will engage in a candid conversation about the challenges, innovation, and inspiration they have experienced as …


Jan 21 | Free Webinar with Dr. Shirley Davis on Diversity & Inclusion

UNCONSCIOUS BIAS IN LEADERSHIP DECISION-MAKING   Everyone has bias. It’s a part of the human make up. But when left unchecked, biases can have a negative impact in every interaction. With the vast amount of diversity that makes up our global workforce, the level of complexity and potential conflicts that can arise from unconscious bias …


Improving Racial Equity Through Greener Design

How a better built environment enhances health, economies, and access to essential services for all. By STAYTON BONNER FOR AIA ARCHITECT Note: This article is shared directly from AIA National posted Dec 3, 2020 For decades, Black Americans have disproportionately lived in unhealthy conditions, due in large measure to unjust policies, inequitable planning, disinvestment, and underinvestment …


Help Support AIA in the New York Times= Black Lives Matter

Dear all, Included in this email are the graphics for the New York Times page and the text that both AIA and NOMA have approved for both the top and the bottom of the page. We hope to have this published in an October issue. However, to do so we need a total of 500 names and …


AIA National Board Statement on Systemic Racial Injustice

From AIA National AIA Board statement to our members on systemic racial injustice To our members, America’s list of racially motivated murders demand action. Eric Garner. Sandra Bland. Michael Brown. Shantel Davis. Atatiana Jefferson. Laquan McDonald. Tony McDade. Pamela Turner. Korryn Gaines. Trayvon Martin. Tamir Rice. Walter Scott. Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd. …


June 1 | Statement from Minnesota’s AIA leaders

Hi everyone – thanks to so many of you for reaching out over the past week related to the murder of George Floyd and all that has happened and needs to happen in response. Many describe what we’re living through right now as like a war zone – especially our members of color who are …