A free interactive workshop on saturday for the whole family to explore memory and imagination while building a physical model in the heart of Oakland’s civic life on the green lawn in front of City Hall. The first in a Civic Brown Bag panel Series put on by Popuphood with a special presentation on Latino Urbanism by James Rojas, and panelists Kiran Jain and Jamie Parks moderated by Sarah Filley, Cofounder of Popuphood.
Refection on the Plaza
Saturday May 18th, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Frank Ogawa Plaza Lawn
Place-Keeping: Values Policy and Place in the Plaza
Monday May 20th, 12:00 - 1:00
Lionel J. Wilson Building
150 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Suite 1B
Oakland, California 94612
James Rojas holds an MA in City Planning and an MS in Architecture Studies from MIT. He works as a city and transportation planner, and is the founder of the Latino Urban Forum, a non-profit dedicated to increasing awareness of planning and design issues facing low-income Latinos. He has written and lectured extensively about how culture and immigration are transforming the American front yard and landscape. PLACE IT! is a design-based urban planning initiative... that uses model-building workshops and on-site interactive models to help engage the public in the planning and design process.
What is Latino Urbanism? Find out during National public Works Week with James Rojas' workshop on the Plaza May 18th 11:30 and our first civic brown bag on Mon 20th 12:00 @popuphood HQ. ttp://www.popuphood.com/1/post/2013/05/may-18-workshop-reflections-on-the-plaza-may-20-panel-values-policy-and-place-on-the-plaza.html