Upcoming Events

A selection of upcoming virtual events that relate to Green New Deal topics, updated frequently. If you have an event to submit, please email mbarnes@lafoundation.org.

October 27 at 6pm ET, hosted by the Ian McHarg Center

For nearly a decade, activists, academics, and architects in rural North Carolina have been working with youth leaders to decommission and repurpose the state's surfeit of aging prison farms. Using a roundtable format, these climate and environmental justice leaders will discuss their work, their struggles and successes, and their future plans for the region.

November 20 at 1pm ET, hosted by Columbia University GSAPP

The second session of a two-part conference on housing, public health and spatial justice, racial equity, and climate justice. In 2020, compounding crises across the globe encompassing economic injustice, racial inequity, and climate change have ignited public dialogue and urgent calls for action. Research and policy experts at Columbia GSAPP host conversations on how the field can respond to interlocking issues in public health, water, housing, infrastructure, migration, resilience, and resistance. Free and open to the public.

October 22, October 29, November 5, and November 12 at 6pm ET, hosted by The City College of New York Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture

In this series organized by MLA program faculty at CCNY, designers, planners, historians, and social scientists will reflect on a "zombie" idea or theory that they contest through design, planning or projective research; to be followed by a moderated discussion.