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Judgement Call: Indianapolis, Redlining, and Unjust Legacies

October 26, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tuesday, October 26, 7-8 p.m.
Riley Room at the Central Library (40 East Saint Clair Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204)

You’re invited to the second event in a series of programs around identity, marginalization, and societal ramifications during the 2021-2022 school year.

The University of Indianapolis’ “Making Our Way Home” series amplifies diverse viewpoints, prescient issues, while incorporating Yaa Gyasi’s novel Homegoing throughout the school year for a chorus of authenticity.

In “Judgement Call: Indianapolis, Redlining, and Unjust Legacies” Indiana Humanities fellow Jordan Ryan will explore Indianapolis redlining policy furthering work they did for the Indiana Historical Society’s Living the Legacy: Indianapolis Redlining program. Their talk will tackle challenges involving operationalizing marginalization by identity and will include a question-and-answer portion at the end.

This event is sponsored by the Indianapolis Central Library, the University of Indianapolis History and Political Science department, and Indiana Humanities.

The History and Political Science Department will have seventy-five (75) Indy Redline tickets available for students and the community. Please contact the Department via Ben Horner at bhorner@uindy.edu to reserve your Redline transportation today.

Please REGISTER by Monday, October 25th at 5:00 p.m. to ensure time to get your Indy Redline tickets.


All guests are asked to abide by Library policies regarding masks and distancing.

Jordan Ryan’s Biography from IN HUM

Jordan Ryan is an architectural historian, archivist, activist-scholar, and current fellow with Indiana Humanities. They most recently managed the Indianapolis Bicentennial Collecting Initiative and curated the Indianapolis bicentennial exhibition for the Indiana Historical Society. They have a master’s degree in public history from IUPUI and a bachelor’s degree in art history from Herron School of Art and Design. Their scholarship revolves around the built environment, urban planning, historic preservation, marginalized communities, hostile architecture, and LGBTQ historic sites. More information can be found at their website at https://www.thehistoryconcierge.net/.

This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities, in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities, and from The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate.


October 26, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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