7th Annual Planning and a Pint - Diversity in Planning

APA Wisconsin Chapter

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. CST

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Overview

A panel discussion by local planning professionals and UWM representatives sharing thier experiences in overcoming barriers to recuit and retain a diverse planning workforce. The discussion will also explore ptractical strategies for organizations to use to ensure the next generation of planners represent teh communities they serve. 

Resource URL

http://uwm.edu/alumni/events/planningandapint2017

Speakers

Kirk Harris

Kirk Harris: Dr. Kirk E. Harris is a faculty member in the Department of Urban Planning, in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. Dr. Harris' academic interests are focused on racial and economic equity, the pedagogy of social justice, constitutional issues in ... Read More

May Xiong

May Xiong, UWM, Assistant Director, Graduate Diversity & Opportunity Program, was selected by the Diversity and Inclusion Committee at UWM to participate in the 2016–2018 Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW) as ARL diversity scholars. Read More

Andre Brumfield

Andre Brumfield, Firmwide Director Planning & Urban Design, Gensler; Brumfield earned his architecture degree from UWM and now works for a large design and planning firm, where he focuses on urban design and planning. Andre’s broad career experience includes: redevelopment in emerging urban districts; neighborhood and community revitalization; high-density, urban-infill; city-wide master ... Read More

Stphanie Hacker

Stephanie Hacker, AICP, Practice Area Leader, GRAEF, Milwaukee. Stephanie Hacker is the Practice Area leader for GRAEF’s Planning & Urban Design group, and manages a wide range of planning practices including master planning, redevelopment, code review, design guideline development, and land use planning. As a planning practitioner who focuses on ... Read More

Contact Info

Nancy Frank, frankn@uwm.edu