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Online placemaking discussion via Twitter on February 29th!

Join Let’s Save Michigan  TODAY (February 29th) for a live discussion–via Twitter–with four of the nation’s leading experts on placemaking. Let’s Save Michigan advocates for policies and practices that support, revitalize, and promote Michigan’s cities and they’ve assembled an all-star team to talk about how small, inexpensive, and creative investments in public spaces can have a big impact Michigan communities.

Riverwalk by Marcus W
Riverwalk by Marcus W

  • Nate Berg: A writer and journalist currently writing for The Atlantic Cities, a publication focused on the most pressing challenges facing cities and neighborhoods.
  • Dan Gilmartin: Executive Director and CEO of the Michigan Municipal League, host of WJR 760’s The Prosperity Agenda, member of the Board of Directors of the National League of Cities, and mind behind The Economics of Place.
  • Diana Lind: Urban advocate, writer, and Editor in Chief at Next American City, a non-profit and publication devoted to socially and environmentally sustainable futures for America’s cities.
  • Kathy Madden: Environmental designer and director of the Project for Public Space‘s Placemaking Education and Public Space Research and Publication programs.

To participate in the conversation, follow the hashtag #LSMplace on Twitter TOMORROW February 29 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST.

You can also follow their Twitter feed (@LetsSaveMich) and those of the experts: @AtlanticCities(Nate), @DPGilmartin (Dan), @NextAmCity (Diana), and @PPS_Placemaking (Kathy).