SALON: URBAN REVIVAL | COMMUNITY SURVIVAL

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The Providence Athenæum

251 Benefit Street

Providence, RI 02903

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Presented with Providence Preservation Society

Innovative thinker and policy maker Danya Sherman discusses how community-led development and design can bring justice to our cities. Current national consultant, former founder and director of the Department of Public Programs & Community Engagement at Friends of High Line, and founding Initiative Manager & Producer of the MIT Case Study Initiative, Sherman focuses on how those who care about social equity can work collaboratively towards just urban development.

Sponsored by the Richard and Barbara Bell Fund for Social Justice

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Danya Sherman is a strategist and writer who specializes in collaboratively developing initiatives that build a more creative and just society. She runs an arts and community development consultancy based in Boston, where she works with public, non-profit, and philanthropic entities on strategic planning, program development & evaluation, and research & writing. Previously she founded and directed the Department of Public Programs & Community Engagement at Friends of High Line and co-founded the MIT Case Study Initiative. Her writing has been published in Next City, Shelterforce, and by Rutgers University Press. She holds a Master's in City Planning from MIT and a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University.





The Athenæum's Fall 2018 Season is generously sponsored by the Ira S. and Anna Galkin Charitable Trust, Bank of America, and the following friends and partners:

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