Want to learn special skills to improve your creative placemaking?
CPL Workshops can help!
CREATIVE PLACEMAKING/PLACEKEEPING INTENSIVES
THE GREEN LINE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, CHICAGO
ORGANIZED BY THE JOYCE FOUNDATION AND NCCP
Join us November 7-8th for a series of workshops on creative placemaking in Chicago produced by the Joyce Foundation, with the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking.
The workshops will take place at The Green Line Performing Arts Center, 329 E Garfield Blvd, Chicago, IL 60637.
These workshops are intended for those living and/or working in the Chicago metropolitan area. However, a limited number of spots may be reserved for applicants from Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, or Minneapolis-St. Paul with timely projects.
Applications are due October 6 at 11:59pm
Option A: Community Development for Artists
Option B: Arts-based Economic Development
Option C: Cultural District Clinic
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LEONARDO VAZQUEZ, AICP/PP
Leo is a national award-winning planner who is a leader in two emerging fields in urban planning: creative placemaking and cultural competency. He has two decades of experience in community development, community engagement, small group facilitation, local economic development, leadership development and strategic communications. He has worked with a wide variety of communities in New Jersey, California, Connecticut, Louisiana, New York and Pennsylvania. With a strong focus on implementation and sustainability, he specializes in building leadership teams to oversee plans and raising funds to support planning and implementation efforts. In addition to his affiliation with the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking, Leonardo Vazquez is a Senior Associate at the Nishuane Group and a Lecturer at The Ohio State University. He is the author of Leading from the Middle: Strategic Thinking for Urban Planning and Community Development Professionals and co-editor of Dialogos: Placemaking in Latino Communities. He has written for several professional and general interest publications, including Planetizen, Planning, Progressive Planning and The Star-Ledger. He is the recipient of the 2012 American Planning Association National Leadership Award for Advancing Diversity and Social Justice in Honor of Paul Davidoff. It is the highest award given in the urban planning field on issues of social equity. He received a B.S. from Northwestern University and a M.P.A. and M.P., both from the University of Southern California.
Questions about registration or the workshops?
Erica Henderson Smith