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2019 Pacific Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 12:30pm
LA Grand Hotel Downtown

Register now for the Pacific Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit, a three-day gathering of nonprofit leaders, funders, artists, urban planners, architects, community organizers, developers and government agencies to share strategies and case studies of impactful creative placemaking across the Pacific region. Explore how creative placemaking can help ensure an equitable, inclusive and sustainable future for communities being shaped by the region’s booming economy, shifting demographics and climate change. For more information, please visit

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Green Investment without Displacement along the Los Angeles River

Thursday, May 10, 2018
10:00am - 12:30pm
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities

For decades, advocates, community members and policymakers have worked to revitalize the Los Angeles River, which like many other rivers in Southern California, was encased in concrete in the early 20th century.


The New Administration and the Environment: What’s in Store for Southern California?

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
10:00am - 12:30pm
Center for Healthy Communities

The SCG Environmental Funders Group invites you to convene with your peers within the first 100 days of the new presidential administra


Peer Group - Los Angeles Funders’ Collaborative (for Smart Growth and Livable Communities) Lunchtime Conversation

Friday, July 8, 2016
11:30am - 1:00pm
Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles at California Community Foundation

The Los Angeles Funders’ Collaborative steering committee invites you and other interested funders for a lunchtime conversation on building su


Clippers Foundation to Donate $10 Million to Renovate Los Angeles' Basketball Courts

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Ahead of the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles and in an effort to improve youth fitness and access to sports, the Clippers Foundation will announce Monday a $10-million donation to the L.A.


Creative Placemaking

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In creative placemaking, partners from public, private, non-profit and community sectors strategically shape the physical and social character of a neighborhood, town, city or region around arts and cultural activities. Creative placemaking animates public and private spaces, rejuvenates structures and streetscapes, improves local business viability and public safety, and brings diverse people together to celebrate, inspire and be inspired.
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A Place for Health: Land Use Strategies to Create Vibrant Los Angeles Communities

On October 8, 2013, the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation and the Annenberg Foundation convened Los Angeles area foundations and informants involved in land use to explore roles for funders in supporting healthy land use.