New GIS for Equity & Social Justice workshop at the Washington GIS Conference in Tacoma on May 21

At the 2019 Washington GIS Conference in May, Nicole Franklin, Equity and Inclusion Manager for King County, and I will present a brand-new workshop, Introduction to GIS for Equity and Social Justice. The workshop is intended for GIS professionals and for Equity & Social Justice (ESJ) and public policy practitioners. ┬áThe cost for this half-day…

The Role of GIS Professionals in Issues of Equity and Social Justice

During the past year interest in using GIS to address issues related to Equity and Social Justice (ESJ) have been accelerating. Recently Mark Salling from Cleveland State University, Nicole Franklin, King County Chief Equity Officer, and I co-authored an article for URISA’s The GIS Professional to initiate a discussion about the role of GIS professionals…