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Seeking Proposals for Breakout Sessions that Explore Community Enhancement through Arts
People engaged in strengthening communities through arts and culture will gather from across the country in Phoenix, AZ to connect, inspire, and learn from one another. The 2019 National Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit is set to take place Nov. 14-16.
NCCP seeks proposals for breakout sessions that address gun violence, homelessness, gentrification, disinvestment, access to opportunities and technology, measuring impact, funding for creative placemaking work; and equity, inclusion and diversity. For more specifics, please visit www.cpcommunities.org/submit
Creative placemaking is a growing field and a fresh approach in urban planning to addressing social challenges with arts and cultural strategies. Some 250 people from a variety of sectors are expected to gather for two days of workshops and panel discussion and a third day of field workshops to see the most innovative sites of creative placemaking in the Southwestern metropolis. The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking is co-producing the event with ArtPlace America and Arizona State University. All three organizations develop the growing field nationwide through education, research and professional development.
Phoenix is the fifth largest city in the United States and a place where significant issues intersect around the changing climate, ethical community development, water resources, and immigration. Leadership Summits draw professionals in urban planning, design, health, architecture, philanthropy, arts, community development, economic development, and other fields.
NCCP and ArtPlace America have co-presented nearly a dozen Creative Placemakin Leadership Summits throughout the country, with people attending from 46 states and territories.