EDspaces 2022 EDsession Program & Schedule

Amara H. Pérez

Critical Race Spatial Educator, Researcher, and Strategist


Amara H. Pérez, PHD, is a long-time social justice educator, participatory action researcher, and critical strategist. Drawing from critical race spatial theories, she studies-to-transform the role of planning, design, and built environments in (re)producing racial and educational inequities. Critical race spatial praxis aims to activate space in service to equity and inclusion. In working closely with students of color as co-researchers for over 25 years, Pérez has instigated local community and institutional change.

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