Shared Experiences in Advancing Inclusive and Equitable Climate Adaptation

What You'll Learn

  • Introduce participants to concepts associated with integrating equity considerations into climate change adaptation planning, including identification of opportunities and challenges.
  • Present strategies and case examples of efforts in which broad, inclusive participatory processes were applied as part of climate adaptation and resilience planning.
  • Share common lessons and takeaways from current efforts to advance inclusive, equitable adaptation planning that can be replicable in other planning practice and experiences.
  • Provide a learning opportunity about initiatives for advancing equity in coastal management and efforts to assist equitable resilience planning across the coastal management community.

More Course Details

The American Planning Association’s International Division presents the World Town Planning Day conference 2019. Our conference will cover topics spanning resilience, narrative storytelling, and sustainable cities. By adopting the holistic approach of equity, diversity, and inclusion, we hope to inspire to action as well as to promote urban planning as a pertinent field when addressing climate change worldwide.

Four panelists from the New York-New Jersey region will discuss their ongoing efforts undertake inclusive efforts to engage diverse, socially vulnerable and Environmental Justice communities in planning for climate adaptation and resilience. Panelists will present their own experiences and share common insights, lessons learned, challenges and opportunities for the future.

APA International Division