“Infrastructure is a continuation of social circumstance.”

Mar 5, 2021

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Infrastructure is a continuation of social circumstance.

Assistant Professor Marccus Hendricks, who directs the University of Maryland Stormwater Infrastructure Resilience and Justice (SIRJ) Lab, discusses the power of community participating in the planning process, the inspiration for his Twitter handle and a renewed definition of public safety on the podcast Disasters Deconstructed. “This moment has illuminated an opportunity for us to not only rethink public safety but fundamentally rehabilitate urban infrastructure and reconstruct our democracy.”

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