How it all began…placemaking projects in the JC neighborhood

Check out some of the early projects that led to the evolution of Growing a Village/Cultivando un Pueblo. The city of Santa Rosa’s Community Engagement Coordinator, Georgia Pedgrift, went on a tour with Julie Rachanna Chasen of grassroots developed community gathering places in the JC neighborhood. The resulting article, currently posted on the city’s website, empowers every one to participate in “placemaking”,  also know as creating “bumping” places wherever they live.  Open the below link!

How to Create Bumping Spots.pdf


an example of an earlier community building placemaking project in the neighborhood can be seen here.

Posted May 20, 2012

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