The College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) at the University of Colorado Denver recognizes that our professions and disciplines have been involved in actions that were discriminatory and created unjust and inequitable outcomes for people and places.
In acknowledging this past, and while recognizing past attempts to address these injustices, we are committing to truly evolving justice and equity within our college and our allied practices, and creating a culture of belonging and participation amongst faculty, staff, and students.
We believe that design and planning should actively promote justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) for all people and in all places, and that this requires a multitude of experiences and perspectives that reflect our society as well as the communities and places we serve. We are particularly committed to the representation of thus far underrepresented and marginalized communities.
We are committed to:
CAP began hosting regular open forums for Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Spring 2021. We will be hosting at least one each semester, please watch your e-mail for invitations and announcements regarding dates and times.
Please contact us via email for any accessibility requests related to these forums. Stay tuned for an announcement of dates and your invitation to shape the future of JEDI in CAP!
Guided by the CAP JEDI Statement, the College of Architecture and Planning is undertaking action in the following ways.