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Community Forum: Creative Placemaking and Community Development

By The Berks Alliance

Nov 06, 2020

Creative Placemaking leverages the arts and culture to encourage  the creation of a sense of place.  Placemaking helps form vibrant centers in communities encouraging community development.  It has proven to be a useful tool in community development, helping to create stronger, more resilient and engaged communities.

Will Herbig, Senior Director of Building Healthy Places for the Urban Land Institute will provide examples of how other communities have used creative placemaking to transform their communities.

Will will joined by a panel of Berks County community leaders who will respond to his presentation and speak about their efforts to use creative placemaking.

Panelists Include:

  • Sandy Green, Kutztown Community Partnership
  • Meggan Kerber, Berks Arts
  • Alan Shuman, Developer
  • Daniel Egusquiza Bario Alegra
  • Mike Miller, Mural Artist

November 19th 11:30 to 1 PM via Zoom

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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