Awards, Publications, & Presentations

The following list of awards, publications, and presentations represents some, but not all of the work conducted by the Community Vitality + Placemaking Team between 2016-present.

Awards

2017  Wisconsin Rural Partners “Wisconsin Top Rural Development Initiative” for “Design Wisconsin Team program in Baileys Harbor

2017  Wisconsin Extension Environmental & Community Development Association “Outstanding Team Award” for Iron County Regional Trailhead

2017  Wisconsin Extension Environmental & Community Development Association “Quality of Teaching Award” for Baileys Harbor Design Team

2015  National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP) “Excellence In Community Development” for Community Design Charrette Program

Publications & Articles

Grabow, S. & Johnson, T. “Community Placemaking: An Important Foundation for Comprehensive Planning and a Guide to Community Mobilization”. Pending Occasional Article. May, 2018.

Grabow, S. & Johnson, T.  “What is Community Placemaking?”. White Paper.  October 10, 2017.

Grabow, S. & Johnson, T.  “Ecosystem of Planning Definitions & Hierarchy Including Placemaking”.  White Paper. October 10, 2017.

Johnson, T.  “Helping Communities Create Meaningful Places”.  Publication. Scotland’s Urban Regeneration Forum.  July 24, 2017. 

Presentations

Baefsky, L. & Johnson T.  “Principles and Practice of Community Placemaking”. Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. June 26, 2018.

Grabow, S., Johnson, T., and Runge, K.  “Facilitating for placemaking”. The Bolz Center for Arts Management. University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison, WI.  January, 2018.

 

Grabow, S. & Johnson, T.  “UW-Extension Community Vitality + Placemaking Team”.  Workshop/Forum. Arts Business Research Symposium, UW-Madison. April 20, 2018.

Johnson, T.  & Klemme, N. “Creating Community Visions That Inspire Change”. Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit, Chattanooga, TN.  March 15-16, 2018.

Johnson, T.  & Klemme, N. “Empowering Youth to Transform Communities”. Presentation. Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit, Chattanooga, TN.  March 15-16, 2018.

Johnson, T. & Maddox, M.  “Growing Meaningful Places”. Presentation. Joint Council of Extension Professionals. May 2, 2018.

Johnson, T.  “Design Wisconsin”.  Keynote Presentation. Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet. May 24, 2018.

Johnson, T.  “Biophilic Planning & Design”. Guest presentation. River Falls United Methodist Church. April 25, 2018.

Cronin, W.  “Placemaking Safari”.  Presentation. Wisconsin Downtown Action Council Summit, Sheboygan, WI.  October 25, 2017.

Deller, S., Johnson T., Runge, K., and Ryan, B.  “Are Downtowns Public Goods?”. Workshop. Wisconsin Downtown Action Council Summit, Sheboygan, WI. October 26, 2017.

Grabow, S. & Johnson, T.  “The Wauwatosa Papers # 1 and #2”.  (#1 What is Community Placemaking?; #2 Ecosystem of Planning Definitions and Hierarchy: Including Placemaking) Workshop.  University of Wisconsin Creative Placemaking Consortium, Madison, WI. October 13, 2017.

Grabow, S. & Johnson, T. (Process Designers and Facilitators). Strategic Direction Workshop. University of Wisconsin Creative Placemaking Consortium, Madison, WI, October 13, 2017.

Alexander, M.  & Sandwick, N. “Community Placemaking 101”.  Presentation. Wisconsin Downtown Action Council Summit, Sheboygan, WI.  October 26, 2017.

Erickson, J., Sandwick, N. & Pittz, S. “Community Placemaking”. Presentation. 2017 Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) Annual Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI. September 26, 2017.

Johnson, T.  “Placemaking, Not Space Making”. Keynote address. Sauk County Leadership Summit. November 9, 2017.

Johnson, T.  “Community Design Charrettes”. Guest lecture. ESM 389:  Explore Your Watershed, UW-River Falls. October 24, 2017.

Erickson, J., Sandwick, N. & Pittz, S. “Community Placemaking”. Presentation. 2017 Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) Annual Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI. September 26, 2017.

Clements, J.  “Placemaking Education and Outreach in Practice”.  Placemaking Leadership Forum.  Vancouver, BC. September 14, 2016.  

Johnson, T. “Community Placemaking”.  Keynote address.  NW Wisconsin Arts Forum.  Amery, WI.  2016.

Johnson, T.  “Design Wisconsin Team”. Reedsburg, WI, August 9, 2016.

Johnson, T.  ”Design Wisconsin Team”. Princeton, WI, September 28, 2016.

Johnson, T. “Harnessing the Power of Collaboration”.  Keynote address.  Great Rivers Confluence.  River Falls, WI, November 16, 2016.  

Grabow, S., Johnson, T., and Runge, K.   “Creative Placemaking in Practice”.  University of Wisconsin Creative Placemaking Consortium.  Bolz Center, UW-Madison.  December 8, 2016.

Grabow, S. and Johnson, T.   “Preparing for the Design Wisconsin Team”. Reedsburg, WI.  December 13, 2016.

Grabow, S. and Johnson T.   “Community Design Charrette – UW-Extension Community Vitality and Placemaking Team”.  Arts Wisconsin’s Arts Day 2015 Conference. March 11, 2015.

Sandwick, N.  “Revisioning Point Stevens Point.”  Stevens Point, WI.  March 19, 2015. 

Andresen, W., Clements, J., Eisenmann, K., Grabow, S., Johnson, T., and Sandwick, N.  “Community Vitality & Placemaking in Wisconsin”.  2015 Joint Council of Extension Professionals Annual Conference. April, 2015.

Andresen, W., Clements, J., Eisenmann, K., Grabow, S., Johnson, T., and Sandwick, N.  “The Community Vitality and Placemaking Team”.  Professional Development In-Service.  Treehaven, WI.  May 13, 2015. 

Johnson, T. and Sandwick, N.  “Community Vitality & Placemaking”.  Wisconsin Rural Partners Summit.  April 23, 2015. 

Sandwick, N.  “Place and Civic Engagement”. The 20th Conference on the Small City and Regional Community.Wausau, WI.  October 7, 2015.

Grabow, S.  “Comprehensive Planning, Community Visioning and Placemaking”. Special Session of the Fort Atkinson City Council.  Fort Atkinson, WI.  July, 2015.

Grabow, S. and Johnson T. “The Practice of Placemaking: A Research-Based Approach for Creating Meaningful Places”. American Planners Association Regional Conference. Madison,WI.  October, 2015.

Johnson T.  “Community Design Charrette”.  Baileys Harbor Planning Commission.  Baileys Harbor, WI.  May 4, 2015.

Johnson T.   “Community Design Charrette”. New Richmond, WI.  April 9, 2015.