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Organizing Change Toward Health Equity

October 7, 9:00 am10:30 am PDT


  • Thomas Fisher, Director of the Minnesota Design Center and the Dayton Hudson Chair in Urban Design at the College of Design at the University of Minnesota
  • Giselle Sebag, International Society for Urban Health
  • Sharmin Kader, Environmental Design Research Association
  • Sharon Roerty, Robert Wood Johnson Organization
  • Alan Logan, Nova Institute for Health

This panel addresses a range of timely questions at the intersection of global health and the built environment across the world provoked by the simultaneous challenges of COVID-19, inequity, and climate change. For example:

  • What role can organizations play in educating the public on the role of the built environment on public health?
  • How have organizations pivoted over the last couple of years in response to COVID? What practices should be carried forward?
  • What are the opportunities and stakes of thinking and working globally to confront the many precarities and vulnerabilities rendered visible by COVID?

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October 7
9:00 am – 10:30 am PDT
Event Category:




Epidemic Urbanism
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