October Citizens Planning Academy: Placemaking

Published by Sarah on

Dr. Amanda J. Ashely

Creative Placemaking: An Action-Oriented Guide to Arts in Community Development

Wednesday, October 3, 6 – 7:30 PM. Free and open to the public.
U of I Legacy Pointe Conference Room, Idaho Water Center, 322 E. Front Street, Boise.

Free off-street parking is available in the Idaho Water Center and Ada County Courthouse garages. More information and links maps can be found here

Dr. Amanda J. AshelyDr. Amanda J. Ashley is an associate professor in the Urban and Regional Planning Department and the Director of the Urban Studies and Community Development program in the School of Public Service at Boise State University. She teaches economic and community development, and her research has covered the politics of urban development and land use change, the relationship between civic engagement and planning policy, and the dynamics of communication in strategic planning and visioning. Amanda also consults for public agencies at the city, state, and federal level on placemaking and urban development.


The C.P.A. is a collaboration of Idaho Smart Growth and the University of Idaho’s College of Law in Boise and Bioregional Planning Program. Monthly sessions are designed to help citizens become effective advocates on a wide range of planning topics.

RSVP office@idahosmartgrowth.org. Learn more about the series here or view past session videos on our YouTube channel.