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Reflect Community Identity | Creative Placemaking Research - ArtPlace America
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Arts and culture can
reflect community identity. 

The built environment sends powerful signals about who belongs in a community, and for whom public amenities are intended. Culturally-specific design elements and programming can honor and stabilize existing communities – particularly those who are marginalized or facing the threat of displacement – as well as include newcomers in the broader social fabric.


IN AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SYSTEMS

Transform community spaces and celebrate identity

IN IMMIGRATION

Co-create spaces that reflect identity

IN TRANSPORTATION

Foster local ownership

IN WATER

Integrate water infrastructure into the fabric of a community

IN PUBLIC SAFETY

Advance quality of place