The Weekly Scoop on Creative Placemaking

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On setting goals...
During From the Ground Up: A Creative Placemaking Workshop, Rose Scovel, AICP, Director of Capacity Building at Prosperity Indiana, spoke about goal setting and its importance to ultimately communicating impact. Here are some preliminary questions to consider:

  • What are you trying to achieve?
  • What is success?
  • Will this be a stretch to accomplish?
  • Is it too much of a stretch?
  • How does this advance a vision?
  • When do we want to achieve it?

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      Open Scene Creative Placemaking Consultancy: Application is due July 30. Learn more and apply. 

      National Association of Realtors Placemaking Microgrants: NAR’s Placemaking Initiative encourages REALTOR® associations and their members, to engage in Placemaking in their communities. Read more.

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