by Latoya Peterson
GIS Mapping in the field of Social Equity, Racial Justice and Advocacy.
Inequality has a geographic footprint. Regional, racial and social inequity often manifest as spatial inequity. Maps are naturally the best tools to display these spatial phenomena. Mapping can visually track the history and presence of discriminatory and exclusionary policies that spatially segregate people. It can also help in identifying leverage points, designing policies and programs, and communicating research issues to the public, community and the stakeholders. This session focuses on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), its use and applicability in the field of advocacy and social justice.
Presenters: Samir Gambhir & Jason Reece, Kirwan Institute
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