How We Show Up: Challenging Racism

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 8:00pm

We invite you to participate in this series for white people who are committed to learning about racism, systems of oppression and our role in addressing injustice. This 4-part series will be hosted by two MIT alum, Kate Mytty and Halley Reeves, Master in City Planning, '15; MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Choose: Tuesdays at 8pmEST, beginning on July 21 or Fridays at 3pmEST, beginning on July 24.  If you are unable to join at this time and are interested in participating in the future, please send us an email at and we will let you know when the next workshop will take place. 

Halley Reeves ​Master in City Planning, DUSP Class of 2015, is a health strategist. As a public health practitioner and a city planner, she aims to improve our communities by looking at what creates and maintains health. Having lived in Germany, Austria, China, India and several states within the United States, Halley concentrates on ‘Health in All Policies’ work specifically tied to community health planning in health care policy, the infusion of health considerations into the built-environment, and data to support all of the aforementioned activities.

Kate Mytty, ​Master in City Planning, DUSP Class of 2015, is a teacher, facilitator, urban planner and an artist. She is the Community Transformation Lead at Build Up, focused on supporting community change through design-thinking methodologies and the testing of new technologies to deepen peacebuilding efforts.  Kate is also a Visiting Lecturer at MIT Center for Real Estate, Instructor at MIT D-Lab and co-founded and runs MIT CREATE to advance research, practice and pedagogy around equity and cities.

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