Kelwin Harris

City Planner and Community Development Strategist

Free Educational Speaker in Chicago

  • How to Create Resilient Equitable Communities in a COVID-19 World

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Educational

    The Chicago region faces serious threats. Growth is uneven. Downtown is booming while many neighborhoods are struggling. Streets are erupting in racial uprisings and COVID-19 has made existing inequalities worse. Many residents are giving up altogether and leaving. Now more than ever, Chicago must address racial equity and provide strategies for prosperity for the good of everyone. Kelwin uses an urban planning and equity lens to discuss multiple facets of the issues including systematic policies that produced housing segregation and the unequal distribution of opportunities to build wealth. Drawing from his experience as a community leader on the South Side of Chicago, he offers strategies and interventions for the road ahead. MORE >

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