Community Localism | Special Session

Description: 

This session highlights the work of deeply embedded community design studios. Design & Health Research Consortium members engage in a panel discussion on where projects fail when outdated community engagement, or lack of engagement, strategies are used and highlight some new tools.

Learning objectives

  • Hear from community leaders about successful revitalization efforts
  • Learn about new and proven community engagement tools and practices
  • Learn how designers can truly embed themselves in community work, not just parachute in and out
  • Understand how the healthy design research can improve your community projects

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 $40  non-member
 $25  member
1.50 LUs
  • HSW

Instructors

  • Elaine Asal headshot

    Elaine Asal

    Senior Associate, Strategy Director | Gensler

    Elaine is a senior associate and strategy director at Gensler. A connector, catalyst, instigator...
  • Shannon Criss Headshot

    Shannon Criss

    M.ARCH

    Professor of Architecture | University of Kansas

    Co-founder | Dotte Agency

    Shannon is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Kansas and co-founder of Dotte Agency,...
  • Josh Frank headshot

    Josh Frank

    Associate AIA, CNU-A

    Project Director, Urban Designer/Town Planner | Dover, Kohl & Partners

    Joshua Frank serves as Project Director and Urban Designer/Town Planner at Dover, Kohl &...
  • Rachel Jefferson Headshot

    Rachel Jefferson

    Executive Director | Groundwork Northeast Revitalization Group (Groundwork NRG)

    Ms. Rachel Jefferson, Executive Director of Groundwork Northeast Revitalization Group (Groundwork...
  • Taryn Sabia headshot

    Taryn Sabia

    Director and Research Associate Professor | Florida Center for Community Design and Research, School of Architecture and Community Design, University of South Florida

    Taryn shares her expertise in resilient community design as Director and Research Associate...