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    VISION: To be the foremost champion of geography for the benefit of society.

    MISSION: We convene a diverse global community of innovators, thinkers, and practitioners; create and curate geographical knowledge, learning, and exploration; and advance geographic science and technologies to address society’s challenges and opportunities.

  • American Geographical Society

    VISION: To be the foremost champion of geography for the benefit of society.

    MISSION: We convene a diverse global community of innovators, thinkers, and practitioners; create and curate geographical knowledge, learning, and exploration; and advance geographic science and technologies to address society’s challenges and opportunities.

  • American Geographical Society

    VISION: To be the foremost champion of geography for the benefit of society.

    MISSION: We convene a diverse global community of innovators, thinkers, and practitioners; create and curate geographical knowledge, learning, and exploration; and advance geographic science and technologies to address society’s challenges and opportunities.

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  • Map of the Week: Redlining in the United States
    on Feb. 2, 2023

    By Emily Frisan Redlining – the racially discriminatory and, now, illegal practice of devaluing homes in racially mixed neighborhoods with few or no white residents, has heavily impacted the homeownership of primarily minority residents. Neighborhoods with minority residents were classified as “hazardous” to investment.  The term “redlining” finds its origins in the U.S. federal government’s

  • Welcome, Spring ’23 Interns
    on Jan. 31, 2023

    Throughout the year, the American Geographical Society maintains a staff of Scholar-Interns to keep things humming. Our interns help report on the news of the day for DailyGeo, produce new content for our regular Map of the Week and Company Spotlight features, constantly update our social media outlets, create new graphics for our events and

  • Company Spotlight: GISMO
    on Jan. 31, 2023

    By Katie Anderson The use of GIS can be found in nearly all sectors of society, from GPS systems used in mapping applications, such as Lyft or Uber Eats, to 9-1-1 emergency response. The Geospatial Information Systems and Mapping Organization (GISMO) is New York City’s oldest GIS interest group. Founded in 1990 by Jack Eichenbaum,

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