GovLove Podcast: Race & Diversity in the Planning Profession with Giovania Tiarachristie

Giovania Tiarachristie, Neighborhood Planner at NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) & Co-Chair of APA-NYM’s Diversity Committee, was featured on the ELGL’s GovLove Podcast to talk about the elephant in the planning room: race. In this episode, she discusses the barriers to recruiting and retaining planners of color, the hazards of colorblindness, the value diversity can bring, micro-aggressions and so much more. Her report on diversity in planning has lessons and solutions for employers in any field or public sector organization.

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