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Thursday, October 12 • 13:30 - 14:45
Workshop: Placemaking in Disinvested Communities

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Memphis, Tennessee, USA suffers from poverty, crime, and blight—but it's also demonstrating how creative placemaking can bring hope and economic empowerment to disinvested neighborhoods.

In this hands-on workshop, attendees will learn the four key components to ensure equity and inclusion when working with disinvested and low-income communities. By unpacking clear examples from award-winning projects in Memphis, Linda Steele demonstrates how arts, culture, and creativity can create jobs, reduce blight and crime in the most disinvested neighborhoods in your community!

Presenters
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Linda Steele

Founder & CEO, ArtUp
ArtUp uses arts and culture as a tool for fostering robust equitable placemaking through economic development, community revitalization, and entrepreneurship. ArtUp challenges the status quo of traditional arts-based community engagement, in which the goal is simply to expose people... Read More →


Thursday October 12, 2017 13:30 - 14:45 CEST
PDZ Floor 2: Workspace Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, 1019 HC Amsterdam, Netherlands