How Can We Do Better? Limits on Black Mobility in Transportation
This virtual event includes a presentation on “Arrested Mobility” by Charles T. Brown, MPA, CPD, LCI and follow-up presentation on the Arrested Mobility of Oppressed People in Transportation Institutions by Tamika L. Butler, Esq. These two short presentations will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Black thought leaders in community and transportation planning to explore limits placed on Black mobility in the U.S. This moderated panel presentation will explore barriers and offer strategies for ensuring racial equity and justice in efforts to increase physical activity.
Join the conversation on social media using #ArrestedMobility.
Presenters and Panelists:
Founder, Tamika L. Butler Consulting, LLC
CEO, Civil Bikes
Equity and Inclusion Manager, Portland Bureau of Transportation
Olantunji Oboi Reed
President and CEO, Equiticity
Resources from the panelists
- The Equiticity Racial Equity Statement of Principle from Olatunji Oboi Reed
- Equiticity’s Mobility Justice in Chicago Research (four reports and panel discussion recording) from Olatunji Oboi Reed
- Stop Killing Us: A Real Life Nightmare by Tamika Butler
- Beyond a Momentary Movement by Tamika Butler
- To tackle pandemic racism, we need to take action, not just take to social media by Tamika Butler
Changing the Transportation Paradigm by Veronica O. DavisConfronting power & privilege for inclusive, equitable, and healthy communities by panelists Tamika Butler, Veronica O. Davis, and several others not on the panel