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June 30, 2021 at noon
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Join us for a virtual presentation on leveraging latency for community regeneration. Our final webinar in the "Building a Just Community" series featuring June Grant.

June A. Grant, RA, NOMA is Founder and Design Principal at blink!LAB architecture, a boutique research-based architecture and urban design practice in Oakland, CA. Launched in 2014, blink!LAB was created based on Ms. Grant’s 20 years experience in architecture, design, and urban regeneration of cities and communities. Her design approach rests on an avid belief in cultural empathy, data research, and new technologies as integral to design futures and design solutions.

Wed, June 23, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST | via Zoom
(pre-registration required)

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June Grant's Community Conversation will be held on Wed., June 30. Register Here