Our Programs

Local P2E Fellowship

On hold due to

COVID-19

2-Part Introductory Webinar

P2E Online Course

Next cohort launches in May 2022

Customizable Programming

 

For organizations and firms

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Transform the way you work, from the inside out.

Pathways to Equity (P2E) an interactive program designed to introduce you to methods for equity in practice, historical and systemic racism within the built environment, self-reflective, and community building practices, and strategies for community engagement.

CURRICULUM AT A GLANCE

Our curriculum is designed as a whole experience that builds on each learning module. We prioritize  creating  community throughout our time together. Sessions with guest facilitators include interactive workshops, self-reflective exercises and community building activities. They fall into the following modules:

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HISTORICAL
AND SYSTEMIC CONTEXT

What are the histories of injustice and racism in architecture and design fields, and how can we play a role in changing those patterns?

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SELF
REFLECTION

How do your personal identities affect your work and collaborations?

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EQUITABLE
DESIGN
METHODS

What are tactics and tools for a community-based practice? How can equity be both a means and an end?

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STRATEGIES
AND
PROCESSES

How can we implement community design principles into practice? What are best practices of community engagement in these turbulent times?

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P2E is for you if you...

  • Want to be part of a like-minded and diverse community of practitioners.

  • Hope to learn how to design with not for​.

 

  • Feel called to interrogate the harm that design fields have caused communities that are Black, Indigenous and People of Color​ (BIPOC).

  • Value space for slowing down to self-reflect.

  • Seek to align your professional life with your personal principles. 

Applications are closed for the Fall Cohort of our 10-week P2E Online Course. Stay tuned for our Spring Cohort.

THE DETAILS

P2E ONLINE COURSE
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WHEN

10-Week

Summer Cohort 2022

May 25, 202 - July 27, 2022

To apply by May 5, 2022 at 12am PST, click here.

CUSTOMIZABLE
COHORTS

We partner with organizations, firms, and local governments to offer an internal-cohort consulting program. We customize our curriculum to to meet your team where you are at in advancing equity internally and externally. Contact us to learn more.

THE P2E FELLOWSHIP
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COST

We are committed to accessible and equitable funding of the program. Sustainable support is $600/per person.
We offer a range of $400 - $700 with option for scholarship for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) participants. BIPOC participants pay $300.

COHORT PAYMENT

For admitted P2EV8 applicants, please pay here. After OAC receives your payment, you will receive the Zoom link to sessions 2 through 10 by registering for a Thinkific account.

Our Fellowship is a 6-month 

project-based learning experience that pairs local Bay Area practitioners with community partners. The Fellowship is on hold as we adapt to COVID-19.

Check out our FAQ sheet for more details on the P2E Virtual Course.

By May 5th, apply for the Summer P2E Cohort, 2022.
To apply, click on this link.

Past Participant Testimonials

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