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Equity by Design

The Urban Studio is a Washington DC based 501(c)(3) organization created in 2019 with proven capacity to equitably engage diverse communities. They are an organization owned and operated by a cohort of designers of color committed to addressing racial and environmental disparities through the discipline of landscape architecture. [...]

2020-08-18T14:10:40-07:00August 18th, 2020|

Climate Positive Design – Going Beyond Neutral

Landscape architecture needs to rethink our climate impact. By understanding the carbon emissions we put into the atmosphere through the built environment and how we can remove it is at the core of how landscape architects can contribute to solving the climate crisis. By empowering landscape architects, property [...]

2020-08-03T17:16:07-07:00August 3rd, 2020|

Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

Following the ASLA-NCC statement in support and solidarity with Black people and Black Lives Matter, (read the full statement here), the Chapter has worked to establish an understanding of the current state of our Chapter, acknowledged our strengths, weaknesses and opportunities surrounding Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and [...]

2020-07-10T14:32:24-07:00June 30th, 2020|

ASLA-NCC Executive Committee Elections

It's that time of year again! Voting is open for Northern California Chapter elections. ASLA Full and Associate members can cast votes for the following Executive Committee positions: - President-Elect - Vice President - Secretary - Treasurer - CCASLA Representative - At Large Member (Multiple positions available) Polls [...]

2020-06-25T10:15:00-07:00June 24th, 2020|

Covid 19 Resources

As we face this unprecedent crisis in our community and across the nation, we understand many firms have been effected - whether that is working from home or the loss of business. In this troubled time, the ASLA-NCC is here to support our members and will provide information [...]

2020-06-19T17:26:41-07:00June 19th, 2020|

ASLA Student Membership is FREE

On May 1, ASLA flipped the switch and made student membership free. In just the first month, ASLA student membership jumped from 1,473 to 3,049 students, an increase of 107 percent. These new members represent 40 countries and 159 academic institutions around the world. Four out of five [...]

2020-06-19T11:49:33-07:00June 19th, 2020|

ASLA NCC Black Lives Matter Statement

ASLA Northern California Members, Today, the Executive Committee of your Chapter writes to you in a time of grief and despair. The murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd have ignited outrage over the deadly assault of racism against Black people in America. We acknowledge the [...]

2020-06-10T20:09:07-07:00June 10th, 2020|
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