The push for child-friendly cities is a positive indicator towards inclusivity, but it is also a symptom of the decades of urban planning that has marginalized families to specific points in the city. In most urban areas raising a family can be a challenge to parents and children alike, what can we change to make the city supportive of growing families?
The day’s events will address with what needs to be done to create more inclusive environments in which families thrive and children experience healthy physical and mental development.
Brookings Institution; Prof. and Director of Infant Language at Temple University
Director of the Center for LGBTQ Youth Advocacy and Capacity Building at the Hetrick-Martin Institute
Director of Special Initiatives at ITDP
Tara completed her Master and Bachelor degrees at New York University, in Environmental Conservation Education, and Studio Art, respectively. She is passionate about people-powered transportation, eating low on the food chain, curbing our culture’s addiction to single-use items, and clean, simple designs.
Senior Program Associate, Streets for Kids Program at NACTO-GDCI