EJP President and urban planner Rhae Parkes and creative strategist Erika Roberts will discuss the challenges and rewards of meaningful engagement, drawing on lessons from the field nationwide and in Chattanooga.
CIVIQ is a quarterly event which introduces and humanizes national and international movements in urban design by showcasing visionary work being done by practitioners in other cities. With each free and public event, we aim to position Chattanoogans of all stripes to leave inspired, informed, and activated. More than a lecture, each event is intended to equip the city to think differently about challenges faced in our community.
RHAE PARKES + ERIKA ROBERTS
CREATIVE & COMMUNITY-CENTERED PLANNING
July 22nd, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Camp House, 806 E 12th St, Chattanooga, TN 37403
Meaningful community engagement can be difficult in urban planning but essential for developing viable long-term plans -- grounded in culture and community -- that can succeed. What exactly does conscious and centered community-engaged planning look like? Why is it essential? In this talk, urban planner Rhae Parkes and creative strategist Erika Roberts discuss the challenges and rewards of meaningful engagement, drawing on lessons from the field nationwide and right here in Chattanooga.
Beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Speakers: Rhae Parkes - Founding Partner, EJP Consulting, Washington DC Erika Roberts - Creative Strategist, Chattanooga TN