Creative Placemaking: New models for Community Planning and Engagement

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
January 1, 1970

Creative placemaking is new movement that focuses on making places better through arts and culture and diverse collaborations. Creative placemaking is more than just doing murals, siting public art and building art centers — it involves new approaches to public outreach, planning analysis and plan products. This session will focus on two innovative methods that are widely used in New Jersey — Calls to Collaboration and Community Coaching.

  • Karen Pinzolo: Director of Community Engagement, ArtPride New Jersey
  • Leonardo Vazquez, NJPP, AICP: Executive Director, The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking, Montclair
  • Elizabeth Murphy: Executive Director, Creative New Jersey
  • Caroline Pozycki: Perth Amboy Creative Team, Perth Amboy
  • Jim Hickey, President: MoCo Arts Corridor, Red Bank

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