Joe Cortright-“Move from micro successes to systemic changes, enlist the private sector, & tangibly measure the public realm” #ActUrban2016
Contact Theory: contact across difference increase tolerance and understanding – @julianagyeman #ActUrban2016
Olmsted didn’t just build places, he was lucid about fostering democracy. @adamgopnik #ActUrban2016
“When we build for people the product is inclusive and impactful for #SustainableCity design.” —Natalie Voland, @GIQuoVadis #ActUrban2016
Kathryn Ott Lovell: We want to use the bond investment in civic commons to “stir a new spirit of citizenship in communities.” #ActUrban2016
Public life is about what we have in common and everyday life @citiesforpeople #ActUrban2016
“When is diversity going to be celebrated and not just tolerated?” @julianagyeman @forpubliclife #ActUrban2016
“…planning is managing our coexistence in shared space…” Patsy Healey via @julianagyeman #ActUrban2016
Thank you great break-out group sharing ideas civic right to public procurement participation, access, outcomes! #ActUrban2016 #citiesshare
#ActUrban2016 looks like a great event, & group, with strong potential to advance #PublicSpaces & #PublicLife!
@215tayyib facilitating a great convo on community development & public life during #ActUrban2016
@dianamlind brings up how natural The Gallery was as a hang out spot especially for youth #ActUrban2016
Watching our #k880champ Alex Peay bring the passion at #ActUrban2016. We love this guy!
“People sit where there are places for them to sit.” #HollyWhyte #ActUrban2016 #PublicLife
Kathryn Ott Lovell on balancing capital w/programming: As we are rebuilding we have to think about how we reprogram. #ActUrban2016
#ActUrban2016 Proud tonight of our @popuppools -Success according to Bryant: public pool could compete with private options like vacation!!
In the midst of it all, @adamgopnik @risomj & Catie Marron talking public life & the power of people living out loud together #ActUrban2016
“People are smart – they go to places where they are welcome – where they have opportunities” #ActUrban2016
“I think people compare us [philly] to a beauty queen who got in a fight a lost a tooth”– Michael DiBerardinis #ActUrban2016
Public space & public life can leverage corporate responsibility to expose city youth to business and technology @Rising_Sons #ActUrban2016
The power of having a positive relationship with government in public space @dianamlind #ActUrban2016
Through public life we can expose people and especially young people to new dreams – @Rising_Sons #Philadelphia #ActUrban2016
“Public space is a social equalizer…there is a lot of opportunity.” @dianamlind #acturban2016 panel on #local #Philly #urbanism issues
It has been such a great day of discovery at #ActUrban2016 finding the common ground to the ‘Public Life’ agenda.
I like @john_bela’s definition of #publiclife “all the social interactions that happen in public” #ActUrban2016
Government’s job to “lower the barriers to people creating #publiclife” #ActUrban2016
“Public life is neither good nor bad. It just is. But it can foster good or bad in people.” @forpubliclife #ActUrban2016
#ActUrban2016 Community Development: how do you instill the feeling that you have civic rights for young and disenfranchised people?
“it’s give and take, there is always someone that knows a community-it’s our responsibility to make the connection” #ActUrban2016
Open to all! Please attend a discussion on the state of public life in #Philadelphia on 6/15 @knightfdn @kresgefdn #ActUrban2016