Building teams for Creative Placemaking

APA New Jersey Chapter


Monday, March 20, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EDT

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As Geraldine R. Dodge President Chris Daggett has said, “The hardest part of collaboration is collaborating.” This workshop focuses on building sustainable and high-performing teams for creative placemaking. Participants will learn how teams go from starting off as a group of people with different agendas to a team with a shared mission and views on how to move forward. Participants will also learn the methods of Community Coaching, a team-building and planning tool that has been used in 15 communities in New Jersey and Louisiana.


Leonardo Vazquez, AICP

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Leonardo Vazquez is a national award-winning urban planner who is Executive Director of The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking and a Senior Associate with Nishuane Group. With two decades of experience in the field, he specializes in community development, local economic development, culturally competent placemaking and the role of arts ... Read More

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