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To our colleagues and anyone else affected by the recent surge in Asian-targeted violence, Hate crimes committed against Asian and Pacific Islander communities have drastically risen. Racially targeted crimes are notoriously underreported; even so, there has been a 1900% increase in anti-Asian hate crimes in the wake of harmful anti-Chinese rhetoric around COVID-19. The popularization of this dangerous rhetoric has fueled racist behavior, leading to

As part of our Black History Month celebration, NorthStar and our partners want to create a shared experience for all of us to immerse ourselves in together. This year, Black History Month's theme is The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. So, we've curated a shortlist of relevant books and videos that we can all explore together, enabling us to: engage in

Organizations from around the globe connect to open a month-long event series and conversation about Black History, geography, GIS, and racial equity. Join us as we reflect on the Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity, and explore the challenges and opportunities of getting and holding seats at the table as we address the question: Who Maps the Black Family?   A Team Effort This series was produced in

Video is no longer unavailable.   Description From Original LinkedIn Post on HERE Technologies: What does it mean to be part of an Employee Resource Group (ERG), how can GIS positively impact communities and what to expect at this year’s virtual Esri User Conference and Homecoming week? As a lead up to the Esri User Conference, Dorothea Cooper, PMP, Dante White, MSc, CSM, CSPO, (HERE’s

Full YouTube Playlist (5 Videos)   Back in February 2020, Esri users gathered at Esri headquarters in Redlands, CA to share GIS projects that map challenges and opportunities for the African American community throughout time. View the video playlist from the event and see the StoryMap for more content and information about Why Location Matters.