AGENDA

8:30 - 9:00 AM:   Registration and networking
9:00 - 9:30 AM:   Welcome:  Anthony Schuman, Interim Dean, NJIT College of Architecture & Design & Leonardo Vazquez, Executive Director, National Consortium for Creative Placemaking
9:30 - 11:00 AM:   Workshops:
  • A Three-Act Play In Creative Placemaking (Creative Placemaking 101)
  • Woman, Power And Aging: How To Effectively Use Your Wisdom
  • Building Deeper Engagement From The Start
  • Placemaking In Communities Of Color
  • Building A Sustainable Partnership: Arts Educators, Public Artists, And Administrators
11:00 - 11:10 AM:  

Break

11:10 AM - 12:40 PM:  

Workshops:

  • Sustainable Jersey Actions To Help Municipalities Support Arts
  • Unpermitted: Why Cities Make Artists' Workspaces Illegal
  • The Role Of Creative Entrepreneurs In Creative Placemaking And Community Growth
  • Urban Planners As Community Healers Through Art-Making
  • Engaging Communities-In-Flux thru Public Art + Design: Practice + Pedagogy
12:40 - 2:00 PM:   Lunch and Conversation: "What's In The Paper?" A conversation exploring programs that use paper art and printmaking that help former prisoners and traumatized veterans re-engage in their communities.  Learn how these programs benefit communities as well as individuals. In conversation:
  • Jeremy Johnson - Executive Director, Newark Arts Council - Newark, New Jersey
  • Faith Bartley - Lead Fellow, The People's Paper Co-op - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • David Keefe - Executive Director, Combat Paper - Branchburg, New Jersey
2:00 - 2:15 PM:   Break
2:15 - 3:45 PM:  

Workshops:

  • Unpacking The Art And Science Of Evaluation
  • Resident-Powered, Arts-Based Engagement
  • Public Foodways Through Collaborative Social Design
  • Peer Exchange: Next Steps For Building Partnerships
    • Facilitator: Leonardo Vazquez, AICP/PP
  • Peer Exchange: Next Steps For Enhancing Social Equity And Making Lasting Impacts
    • Facilitator: Asea Thompson
3:45 - 4:00 PM:   Break
4:00 - 7:00 PM:   Reception honoring Donna Drewes