What Does Real Action Toward Achieving an Equitable Profession Look Like?
In response to the recent, sustained calls to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion in the AEC sector, ARCHITECT asked 12 thought leaders from across the country to weigh in on what meaningful, actionable change can look like for the profession. We asked each participant the following two questions with the option to add whatever else they wanted the profession to hear.
DLR Group Principal Rico Quirindongo, AIA.
In a response to ARCHITECT magazine, DLR Group Principal Rico Quirindongo said, “Systems are only tools. We need people to change. We can’t rid ourselves of systemic racism until we change the hearts and minds of those who have the power to change those systems.”