On this podcast of the Planet Philadelphia radio show aired 4/17/20 on 92.9 FM WGGT-LP and gtownradio.com,
Temple University’s Center for Sustainable Communities hosted a workshop ‘How does Infrastructure Shape Equity and Well-being Across the Urban-Rural Gradient’September 11th to September 13th, 2019. The workshop was supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under Grant No. 1929834 and Temple University in partnership with Drexel University, Hunter College, CUNY, Indiana University-Bloomington, Oak Ridge National Labs, The Franklin Institute, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, the Sustainable Business Network, and Planet Philadelphia.
The workshop was about the impact of infrastructure on equity and well-being across the urban-rural gradient and used Philadelphia metropolitan region as a case study. One of the goals was to integrate different sets of knowledge and skills from diverse perspectives. Workshop attendees included researchers from the social, engineering, health, data, and environmental sciences, and practitioners, industry leaders, government agencies, educators, and community organizers. Key issues discussed were:
This podcast is a compilation of interviewsconducted throughout the workshop by Kay Wood, the producer and host of the environmental radio show Planet Philadelphia, Linda Rosenwein, Planet Philadelphia assistant producer, and Geography and Urban Studiesgraduate students: Rebecca Croog, Stephen Dickinson, Sarah Heck, Shrobona Karkun, Dirk Kinsey, Matthew Marcus, Naida Elena Montes, Jeronimo Rodriguez, Alisa Shockley, and Melissa Tolosa.
In no particular order, the people in this podcast are:
The Community Report on the workshop can be downloaded from https://www.cla.temple.edu/center-for-sustainable-communities/.
It is also posted on the following websites:
Center for Sustainable Communities, Temple University
Institute for Sustainable Cites, City University of New York
Center for the Analysis of Social-Ecological Landscapes (CASEL), Indiana University Bloomington
The Consortium for Climate Risks in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN), Drexel University
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