Communities Are More Than Festivals

While Amherstburg won a Festival award, Central Huron won the Inclusive Community Based Initiative Award at this year’s Economic Developers Council of Ontario Conference for their Shop-ability Project to create an entire downtown that was accessible.

Read the Blackburn News article: Municipality wins award for accessibility project.

Anne Rota’s Report To Council on Open Air options includes, the concept of “Placemaking” is not a new idea with a link to an article that describes placemaking.

The same site publishes four articles on Inclusive Placemaking:

A Playbook for Inclusive Placemaking: Community Process

Programming for Inclusion: Enhancing Equity through Public Space Activation

Inclusive by Design: Laying a Foundation for Diversity in Public Space

Public Space Management and the Brass Tacks of Inclusive Placemaking

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