The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)’s Urban and Regional Policy Program, with support from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Building, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, through the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs, and Spatial Development (BBSR) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), is continuing the third iteration of the Dialogues for Change (D4C) initiative with a workshop in Karlsruhe. The D4C 3.0 program is developing a transatlantic network of cross-sector participants who are exploring cross-cutting themes critical to the successful implementation of integrated sustainable urban development projects. The focus of this coming workshop in Karlsruhe will be to better understand the role of equity and inclusion as critical element to the implementation of integrated sustainable urban development projects.
Over two days, representatives from Baltimore, Charlotte, Pittsburgh, and Bottrop, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Germany will participate in learning sessions aimed at supporting participants in effectively knitting their projects in a context of rapid urban change through processes tools and strategies to incorporate the principles of equity and inclusion. Expert input, peer coaching, and strategic planning will be used to advance the city projects and learning objectives.