Exploration of Social Equity and Justice in CEE Seminar Series


The Exploration of Social Equity and Justice in CEE Seminar Series promotes theory, science, and dialogue on social equity and racial justice in the built and urban environment. It features speakers of various academic disciplines and activism groups working on different aspects of equity and justice in civil systems, such as air and water quality, transportation, vulnerability to extreme weather, climate change, health disparities, mitigation measures, community development, resilient cities, and environmental justice policy.

Below are our series speakers for Fall 2021 - click on the links for more information about each seminar:


  • Dorval R. Carter, Jr., President, Chicago Transit Authority; COVID-19 & Transportation Equity: How the Realities of Funding and Policy Considerations Are Revealed During a Global Pandemic; Friday, October 8, 2021


  • Zahraa Saiyed, Co-Founder and Principal, Scyma Consulting; Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) in and by our profession; Friday, October 15, 2021


  • Regan Patterson, Transportation Equity Research Fellow, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation; Reimagining Transportation; Friday, October 29, 2021



For questions or further information, including accessing recordings of the seminars, email Pam Ong at pong@berkeley.edu.