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The Architect’s Newspaper – “The Future of Our Profession Depends on Diversity”

By Gregory Minott, AIA, LEED AP • October 26, 2020

“We are at a crossroads when it comes to racism in this country.  We have seen initiatives come and go. Today there needs to be action, not just policies or declarations. For those of us who practice the profession of architecture, it represents more than a source of income. Architecture is our career, and for most of us, it is also a vocation, an artistic endeavor, and a source of community. We take pride in our license to shape the world. We must also recognize that in order to shape a more equitable world, we have a responsibility to embrace diversity within our profession and create opportunities for traditionally underrepresented groups….”