Developing an Equity Framework - A Case Study: Los Angeles Metro - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Date: June 27, 2019

Time: 12:00PM - 01:00PM

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At its core, inequality exists when there are fundamental differences in access to opportunity. Taking the first steps to address it can be difficult and fraught, with a need to recognize power and fully acknowledge its reality and consequences. In this presentation, learn about developing and implementing a comprehensive agency equity framework based on LA Metro’s Equity Platform. From this discussion, we hope to convey a blueprint for incorporating equity into your own agency’s work as we all work as transportation professionals to undo decades of barriers to mobility. Let’s not just talk about equity - let's define and address it.

Learning Objectives:

  • Assess how equity concerns should be identified at an agency wide level.
  • Develop a framework for addressing those concerns.
  • Anticipate resources and other considerations for implementing change to better achieve equity.

Co-hosted by the Environmental Justice and Transportation Professional Practice Networks (PPNs)

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