Trailblazers in Community Development [Philadelphia]


DATE
TIME
5:30pm - 8:00pm
ADDRESS

1319 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States


Price:
$0.00

Our events are open to architectural, design, and building industry professionals only.

Trailblazers in Community Development

Acknowledging the need for change and its impact on community development, we're digging deeper into what makes a community-focused project successful. In our city, many nonprofits and organizations are trailblazing to do things differently to build healthier, thriving communities. Who are the players and what can we learn from them?

This presentation should teach attendees-

  • Identify the key elements of successful community-focused projects: Participants will analyze current case studies of successful community development projects in Philadelphia to identify the common factors that contribute to their success. They will explore various aspects such as community engagement, stakeholder collaboration, sustainability, and inclusivity.
  • Understand partnership dynamics in community development: Participants will gain insights into the importance of partnerships and how they play a pivotal role in community development initiatives. They will learn about successful partnership models and strategies for establishing and maintaining effective collaborations between different stakeholders.
  • Analyze the impact of innovative approaches: Attendees will explore how organizations in the city of Philadelphia have been trailblazing and implementing innovative approaches in community development. They will assess the positive outcomes and lasting impacts of these unique strategies.
  • Apply lessons learned to future projects: Based on the case studies and insights gained from the event, participants will be able to draw meaningful conclusions and apply them to their own community-focused projects. They will understand how to adapt successful strategies and best practices to specific community contexts and needs.

Speakers:

 

SOUTH STREET HEADHOUSE DISTRICT

  • Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman, Assistant Director 
NORTH 10: 
  • Joshua Klaris, Executive Director
PHILLY PEACE PARK: 
  • Brother Tommy Joshua Caison, Founder & Executive Director
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY PUBLIC POLICY FELLOW/ COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL: 
  • Naida Elena Montes, Ph.D
SECOND STORY COLLECTIVE: 
  • Charles Lomax, Chairman & CEO, Lomax Real Estate Partners
  • D.S. Nicholas, Associate Professor and Founding Director MS Design Research, Drexel University
  • Rachel Wenrick, Executive Director for Arts & Civic Innovation, Drexel University

 

Questions/Comments?

Email: events@glengery.com

Front+Center

Whether you’re building a new home or planning a special project, you’ll find everything you need at a Brickworks Supply Center.

Sign Up For Trending Design and Styles