President Bayview Hill Neighborhood Association San Francisco, California
Addressing the geographic inequities in the distribution of open space, this session will focus on a creative partnership with SF Public Works, the Bayview community, and a landscape architectural team to implement a community-driven open space plan, guidelines, and a newly built gateway park at the southeast entrance to San Francisco.
Gain insight on the geographic inequities in the distribution of park space in different neighborhoods and how this disproportionately impacts people of color.
How to make public space more reflective of the people who live there and understand what it means to partner with community.
Develop an appreciation for the importance of building Public-Private Partnerships to leverage and identify unique open space amenity opportunities.
Utilize the three key frameworks of resilient and inclusive community public space design – ecology, history / culture, and engagement.