Restorative Justice in the Built Environment: Interdisciplinary Dialogue Series

Hybrid Event

3835 Campus Drive
Architecture Building (145 ARC)
College Park, MD 20742
United States

Restorative Justice Dialogue Series collage
Image Caption
Photos courtesy of Ted Eytan and Lorie Shaull via Flickr. Detailed captions are found at the bottom of the page.

This series is open to all students, faculty, and staff at MAPP+D, across the University of Maryland, College Park, the Lakeland community, and the larger community.




An Interdisciplinary Dialogue Series titled “Restorative Justice in the Built Environment” will be hosted by the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (MAPP+D) this Fall 2022 Semester. This is a MAPP+D offering in the context of our JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) initiatives and the Community Planning Studio course.

This Dialogue Series will focus on conversations among community leaders, practitioners, and scholars reflecting on the relationship between restorative justice and built environment disciplines and practices (architecture, urban design, planning, historic preservation, real estate, and geography), especially from the perspectives of African American, Latin American and Latinx, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and Indigenous communities.


Dialogue Speakers and Respondents:

Each dialogue session will present testimonials, reflections, research, and examples and hold dialogue among scholars, professionals, city officials, Lakeland residents, and students. Dialogues will offer an opportunity for scholars and members from African American, Latin America and Latinx, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and Indigenous communities to present their work and insights about the relationship between restorative justice and the built environment. This series is representative of all the disciplines represented at MAPP+D and will feature 3 of our professors (Arch, HISP, and the Dean), 4 URPD students, and 4 master students interacting with fabulous scholars from the US and Canada, city officials, and community members.

Lecture Series YouTube Recordings: 

Dialogue Series Schedule:


Clockwise: 1) Rally for social and economic justice & equality, Upper Senate Park, U.S. Capitol, Washington DC. photo by: Lorie Shaull via flickr.  2) "She will rise" mural in washington dc. Artist: Rachel Wolfe-Goldsmith. Photo by: ted eytan via Flickr. 3) National Trans Visibility March in Washington, DC. Photo by: ted eytan via Flickr. 4) Fire Drill Fridays rally in washington, dc.  Photo by: ted eytan via Flickr