On Thursday, June 18, 2020, the WMAIA COTE (Committee on the Environment) hosted a virtual meeting and discussion about the intersections of Race, Climate Change and Architecture.

Prior to the meeting, attendees were asked to read the following articles:
Racism Derails our Efforts to Save the Planet
Why Race Matters When We Talk About the Environment
There’s No Reason for an Architect to Design a Death Chamber
AIA Board Statement on Systemic Racial Injustice

And to watch this movie as soon as possible, if they had not already:
by Ava Duvernay

COTE Co-Chair Aelan Tierney AIA, LEED AP presented the PowerPoint shown below (download it in pdf format by clicking on it), prior to further discussion and brainstorming.