Coast to Coast is a weekly conversation which will take a deep dive into cities and explore ideas and insights on building engaged communities in a time of rapid change.
Hosted by Lilly Weinberg, Knight director in the Community and National Initiatives program.
How can communities use data to inform decision making for investing in more equitable parks? What community driven best practices can cities use for the equitable rebuild of their public spaces? We’ll chat with Trust for Public Land’s 10 Minute Walk Director Benita Hussain, […]
How do communities rebuild their public spaces in an equitable, inclusive way? How does history, culture and the arts play a role in the future of urban spaces? We’ll chat with Walter Hood, a world renowned landscape architect and Knight Public Spaces Fellow.
During a pandemic, how do people and goods safely move about? What questions should we grapple with, as we think about helping people move around a city and have access to the essential resources they need to survive? On Episode 9 of Coast to Coast, we’ll be chatting with Anthony Townsend and Warren Logan […]
What does civic participation and activism look like during a time of social distancing? On Episode 8 of Coast to Coast, we’ll be chatting with Mona Sloane and Warren Flood to explore how COVID-19 has affected civic life. […]
How can we better connect and engage across cultures during America’s moment of reckoning? We’ll hear first-hand from Jay Pitter, international placemaker, and Ana Sofia Pelaez from the Miami Freedom Project. They’ll help us think through tangible ways move the needle forward, […]
In communities across the country, people and institutions are using placemaking to advance conversations around race, equity and justice. What are they doing, and what can other cities learn from their work? On the next episode of “Coast to Coast,” we’ll hear from Taiwo […]
How can we rise to the moment and address the issues our communities are facing head on? How are cities addressing systemic racism? Jai Winston, Knight Foundation director for St. Paul and Toni Newborn, St. Paul chief equity officer, join us to discuss […]
As our communities rebuild after the COVID-19 crisis, what new public space models will help cities engage communities, manage spaces and forge partnerships? Lilly and Lilian spoke with Knight Public Spaces Fellows Kathryn Ott Lovell, commissioner of Philadelphia Parks […]