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Responsible Lighting at Night: Bridging the Inequality Gap

Webinar: Responsible Lighting at Night – Bridging the Inequality Gap

Compared to their affluent counterparts, underrepresented communities, often communities of color, are subject to a variety of poor lighting conditions including being under lit or chronically over lit, with the inaccurate idea that brightly lit spaces are safer. The health and well-being of the people living in these spaces are at risk due to the various impacts of poor light quality, further perpetuating systemic and racial inequities. Obtrusive light can be alleviated by identifying how these communities are lit, using a holistic design approach that requires prioritization of the needs of the community and allocation of investments in those spaces. In this webinar, we’ll examine the societal and professional misconceptions, safety and health implications of poor quality light at night on marginalized communities, and how investments in well designed, responsible light can meet all of these needs.