On October 30th, 2019 MIIPOC hosted the Race, Equity & Inclusion: Our Experiences as BIPOC Planners panel which dove deeply...Read More
Experience the MIIPOC Mentorship Program and create invaluable connections that will help expand your planning knowledge and professional skills.
MIIPOC’s Mentoring Program is a 6-month opportunity to build, grow, and enhance the capacity of the community of Black, Indigenous and Persons of Colour (BIPOC) in the field of urban, community, and regional planning. The objective is to create and foster trusting relationships between planners, planning students, and aspiring planners within a supportive space dedicated to mutual professional and personal development.
Create pathways for BIPOC to enter into a career in planning or support those transitioning from academia to work
Strengthen the presence of BIPOC in the field of planning and build a sense of community amongst BIPOC planners
Improve the influence of BIPOC in the field of planning and policy making
We are a team of free-thinking and multi-faceted urban planners who are dedicated to establishing critical connections between youth from marginalized communities, with planners well-established in their respective fields. Filling-in planning and professional knowledge gaps that are commonly observed amongst many BIPOC, due to unequal access to experiential learning opportunities within social, as well as economic institutions and systems.
RT @planning_black: Now hiring: Black Planners and Urbanists Association is looking for a youth (under 30) to help create content and suppo…Read More
RT @solmamakwa: National Indigenous Peoples Day is a time of love, joy & reflection. We are more than just a day or month marked on a cal…Read More
RT @JcElijahMB: It's going to be a great event with @LenaPhillips! Sign-up folks.Read More
To hear and learn more about how Lena draws on her cross-cultural experiences and background in city-building to put equity, anti-racism and decolonization into practice, register by June 20th! See our poster for more info #urbanism #urbanplanning #DEIRead More
- Shared Path is a charity organization operating at the intersection of planning and Indigenous, Aboriginal and Treaty Rights with an emphasis on decision makers in the planning process through relationship building, education and advocacy.Read More
We’d like to stay connected, so please keep updated on MIIPOC events and opportunities through the year ->Read More
Thank you to everyone who applied! Unfortunately due to limited spaces, we were unable to accept all applications for the 2021 cohortRead More
We’re excited to kick off our second MIIPOC cohort this evening!Read More