Using Cartography/GIS for Studying Racial Equity

Type: Virtual Paper
Theme: Expanding the Community of Geography
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Day: 4/10/2021
Start / End Time: 4:40 PM / 5:55 PM (PST)
Room: Virtual 20
Organizers: Michael Gould, Clinton Johnson
Chairs: Michael Gould

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This session has a full list of speakers, however if you are interested in participation or in future communication please do contact us.


This session highlights examples of the use of cartography and GIS to analyze and communicate results of studies related to Racial Equity. Racial equity has interesting spatial distribution characteristics, which need to be underscored and brought to the attention of politicians, the press, other researchers, and the general public.
As one example of his work, see:


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Clinton Johnson*, Esri, GIS as Framework for Racial Equity 15 4:40 PM
Presenter Zheng Li*, , Jessie Zarazaga*, SMU Dept Engineering, NIEMBY- Neighborhood Infrastructure-Equity in my Backyard: Research & Engagement through GIS 15 4:55 PM
Presenter Reginald Archer*, Tennessee State University, Adriana Martin, Tennessee State University, Mapping Geoscience Related Programs and Teacher Education at HBCUs to Integrate and Expand Geoscience Pathways 15 5:10 PM
Presenter Brianne Gilbert*, LMU - StudyLA, Max Dunsker*, StudyLA, Mapping LA County’s Civic Deserts 15 5:25 PM
Presenter David Padgett*, Tennessee State University, Democratizing Geospatial Technology for Environmental Justice Stakeholders 15 5:40 PM

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