America Walks’ Scott Bricker Joins Placemaking Leadership Council
America Walks Executive Director Scott Bricker has been selected to join the Placemaking Leadership Council, an organization of 600 influencers dedicated to creating sustainable public spaces to strengthen communities. The Council’s purpose is to work for collective impact, with the Project for Public Spaces serving as its backbone organization and convener. The Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit planning, design and educational organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build stronger communities. The organization’s pioneering Placemaking approach helps citizens transform their public spaces into vital places that highlight local assets, spur rejuvenation and serve common needs. “Placemaking is rooted in community-based participation, Placemaking involves the planning, design, management and programming of public spaces. More than just creating better urban design of public spaces, Placemaking facilitates creative patterns of activities and connections (cultural, economic, social, ecological) that define a place and support its ongoing evolution, according too the Project for Public Spaces. More information about the Placemaking Leadership Council and the Project for Public Spaces is available online.