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BenHughey
Hi all,   I'm wondering if this user group might be a useful place to recruit GIS professionals looking to help social justice organizations?   If so, here's an idea: Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) is seeking an experienced, independent cartographer to continue a volunteer project mapping toxic sites. Across Alaska, mines, former… (Show more)
MBordne-esristaff
Welcome and thanks for joining the GIS for Equity & Social Justice Group on GeoNet.  In this group, members can find a community of people who are leveraging GIS to advance equity and social justice. This is a space for members to collaborate, share their work, connect with other professionals, ask questions, participate in discussions, share… (Show more)
MBordne-esristaff
Click to view contentA redlining layer of 143 cities is now available in ArcGIS Living Atlas and in the Racial Equity GIS Hub. This ready-to-use layer can provide important context for your work. GIS-ready historical redlining data is an important tool to help us understand how historical inequities still contribute to inequities today.    Read this blog post by my… (Show more)
RKamau-esristaff
This document will be updated with highlights of what is added and updated on the Racial Equity GIS Hub site.    August 1st Over 25 new data layers and web maps have been added to the Racial Equity GIS hub over the past month.Demographic layersWhere are the adults that identify as more than one race? What is the most common race/ethnicity? What…
EJ@y16
I'm beginning my journey into this realm of Equity and GIS, because it has always been work that I have wanted to be apart of. As a returning student, I want my new journey in this realm of work to become my own work and effort, separate from my job as a GIS Specialist. Any information that could help, please reply. Thank you!
MBordne-esristaff
Esri and our users recognize that diversity, equity, inclusion, and racial justice are more important than ever. This year, during a national call for racial justice and a pandemic that has exposed long-standing societal inequities, we must come together as a geospatial community to address these issues. Because of this, we are bringing more… (Show more)
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