What is infrastructural racism?
in All Phases
of Park Planning
Equity in All
This toolkit is designed to help park organizations address inequities caused by infrastructural racism, and shape public spaces that bring social, environmental, and economic benefits to our communities.
Begin to Embed Equity Into Your Infrastructure Reuse Project
Identify which tools will help your organization make the biggest impact.
Use the Tools
Engage your community, and ensure the just and fair allocation of power and opportunity.
Measure Your Success
Set goals and continually evaluate your work in the Ensure Progress section.
Our toolkit has 5 sections with a total of 18 tools. Each has detailed instructions, along with worksheets and templates you can use.
Case Studies of Tools in Action
The High Line Network partnered with researchers at Harvard Graduate School of Design and Urban Institute — along with 15 of our members, to test these tools.
Capturing a Neighborhood’s Past and Future
Friends of the Rail Park
Friends of the Rail Park—whose project is revitalizing three miles of unused Philadelphia rail lines—took a temporal approach to creating…
Combining Metrics to Measure Progress
Trinity Park Conservancy
Trinity Park Conservancy has set out to do much more than check off boxes on their way to embedding equity. …
Preserving, Connecting, and Building Black and Brown Space and Place
Richmond BridgePark Foundation
“Because of the history of exclusion of Black and Brown communities from much of the Region’s growth initiatives, we’re about…