(ULI 5) Space Changers: Guerilla Planning and Urban Acupuncture

Moderator: 
Sandra Kulli, Board Member, CicLAvia
Speakers:
Ron Finley, Co-Founder, LA Green Grounds
Omar Brownson, Executive Director, LA River Revitalization Corporation
Mia Lehrer, President, Mia Lehrer and Associates
Daveed Kapoor, Director, Utopiad 
 
Creative efforts to reinvigorate cities abound—and, often, transformational efforts start from the ground up. From urban farming, to parklets, to citizen coalitions that create change by advocating for green space or taking to their bikes, Los Angeles contains a host of innovative solutions from sources outside the political and regulatory systems. What role do these types of efforts play in improving a city? How can smart, quick fixes for transportation, retail and open space lead to a larger re-envisioning of urban space?

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ULI 5 - Guerilla Planning