Creative placemaking: integrating community, cultural and economic development
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
What makes creative placemaking a new way to make communities better through arts and culture? How can creative placemaking promote social equity, sustainability, and prosperity? Learn about a model developed by The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking that integrates community, cultural and economic development in ways that are sustainable and asset-based. Also learn how our model fits in with the guidelines of the AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
Presenter: Leonardo Vazquez, AICP/PP. Vazquez is a national award-winning urban planner and a leader in the field of creative placemaking. He founded and directs The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking, and designed and directs the Certification in Creative Placemaking program. He is also a Visiting Instructor at The Ohio State University, where he teaches courses in arts and entertainment planning, planning ethics and local economic development. He is the author of Leading from the Middle: Strategic Thinking for Urban Planning and Community Development Professionals, the co-editor of Diálogos: Placemaking in Latino Communties, and the creator of The Placemaker’s Advisor blog. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and in 2012 was awarded the American Planning Association’s National Planning Leadership Award for Advancing Diversity and Social Justice in Honor of Paul Davidoff.
This webinar to be submitted for 1.5 AICP CM ethics credits.
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