AIA Minnesota recognizes the role of the built environment in reinforcing social and racial inequities, that the profession must come to reflect the diversity of our local communities, and that we must take action to develop buildings, places, and processes that prioritize equity. This page contains resources, calls to action, and other ways to get involved in this important work.

Racial Justice Resources — Read articles, industry statements, and more on racial injustice in the built environment and the work being done to achieve greater justice.

Equity Council — Learn about the group that provides oversight to the various groups, partners, and stakeholders affiliated with AIA Minnesota whose work touches on the pillars of equity, diversity, and inclusion. 

Intercultural Development — Participate AIA Minnesota’s architecture-specific intercultural development programs to grow your capacity to lead inclusively and to engage effectively in sustained action to address systemic racism in the profession and in the built environment.

Culture Change Initiative — Read about this effort to examine and analyze the current state of culture within the architecture profession, define the desired culture, and accelerate progress in achieving that desired culture.

Committee on Equity in the Built Environment — Join the AIA Minnesota committee focused on advocating for greater equity in the built environment.

Women in Architecture — Join the AIA Minnesota committee that advocates for women in architecture.