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Saturday, October 17 • 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Building a Child Friendly City LIMITED

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YOUNG PEOPLE AND PLACEMAKING: ENGAGING YOUTH TO CREATE CHILD FRIENDLY CITIES

Would a city look and function differently if kids played an integral part in envisioning and planning the city? The Child Friendly Cities Initiative developed by UNICEF in 1996 believes including youth in planning cities would increase the opportunities for youth to thrive. A lively discussion and presentation from four different organizations will highlight, how they are helping to create child friendly cities as well as the importance of developing cities which put children first.

Speakers
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Dawn Goodwin

English Teacher, Joseph S. Clark High School
Dawn Goodwin is a teacher at Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School, part of FirstLine Charter Schools in New Orleans. The mission of the Firstline schools is to ensure college readiness and provide a rich variety of experiences to their students. Mrs. Goodwin is a Youth Plan Learn Action Now! (Y-PLAN) teacher where she has merged literature and planning as part of community engagement process for a real-time opportunity for informing... Read More →
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Charlotte Jones

Co-Founder, PlayBuild
Charlotte Jones, Director of Operations and Programming – Charlotte runs PlayBuild’s day-to-day operations on-site and at special events. In addition, she’s designing and delivering the PlayBuild curriculum for grade levels K-7. Charlotte joined PlayBuild from the Preservation Resource Center where she facilitated architectural and cultural heritage programming in classrooms around New Orleans. Prior to PRC she worked at Louisiana Outdoor... Read More →


Saturday October 17, 2015 12:45pm - 2:15pm
03 - Rhythms Sheraton Hotel
  • CEU Hours 1.5
  • HSW/LU LU