Find out more about the role that ULI role is playing in addressing systemic racism in the U.S. by reading our ULI DEI Quarterly Newsletter.
Real Estate Associate Program (REAP): This program trains career-changing minority professionals for positions in real estate. Gwyneth Jones Coté, President, Americas, serves on the board of REAP.
The 2020 ULI/REAP Fall Academy has concluded.
Paradigm for Parity (P4P): ULI has signed a partnership agreement with P4P, an organization that promotes the acceleration of women in senior leadership positions. ULI encourages its member organizations to consider signing the P4P pledge.
Real Estate Executive Council (REEC): REEC is the leading trade association formed to promote the interests of minority executives who work in commercial real estate. ULI helped support REEC’s effort to engage high school minority students through their summer camp, where a version of UrbanPlan was part of the camp curriculum.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion News
ULI’s Statement Following Derek Chauvin’s Conviction for the Murder of George Floyd
April 22, 2021
In response to the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, ULI made the following statement
ULI’s statement on the shootings in Atlanta
March 24, 2021
In response to the shootings that killed eight people in the Atlanta area on March 16, ULI made the following statement:
ULI Amplifies: Helping House Atlanta during a Year of Turmoil
February 9, 2021
As part of Black History Month, ULI is spotlighting some of the incredible work of our Black members, including Lisa Y. Gordon
Urban Land Institute Appoints Sonia Huntley as Senior Vice President – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
February 8, 2021
The Urban Land Institue (ULI) announces that Sonia Huntley has been appointed as the Institute’s senior vice president for DEI
ULI Celebrates Black History Month
By Sonia Huntley, W. Edward Walter, and Gwyneth Jones Coté February 2, 2021
Today marks the beginning of the 28-day-long celebration of Black History Month in the Americas. Established in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson
With Record-Breaking Class Size, ULI/REAP 2020 Fall Academy Building Real-Life Connections in Commercial Real Estate
Josh Cohen December 21, 2020
Project REAP (Real Estate Associate Program) has been working with some of the commercial real estate industry’s largest firms to expand
Diversity in Commercial Real Estate Takes Center Stage
Alissa Akins December 14, 2020
In mid-November, the Diversity in Commercial Real Estate (DCRE) Virtual Summit brought together more than 450 attendees from across the Unit
Urban Land Institute’s DEI Efforts Covered in Portland Business Journal
November 20, 2020
Read about ULI's DEI efforts in a recent article in the Portland Business Journal
2018 ULI Prize Winner Theaster Gates and Equitable Development on Chicago’s South Side
October 28, 2020
2018 ULI Prize winner Theaster Gates and his Rebuild Foundation celebrated in recent Chicago Tribune article on equitable development.