The Economics of Placemaking: Preserving Creative Spaces in LA

Thursday, January 26, 2017
11:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Los Angeles Branch
950 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Come learn about successful partnerships that unearthed creativity in communities across Los Angeles.

Join us for a discussion with Maria Rosario Jackson, a renowned expert in the field of arts and culture from the University of Southern California, to examine the intersection of the arts and community development in creating economic opportunity and vitality in local communities.

The program will highlight examples of how to transform prosperity and equity in a forward thinking economy—generating social and financial returns for both investors and the residents we serve.

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Melody Winter Head, Regional Manager, Community Development
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
(213) 683-2932


  • Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
  • Arts for LA
  • NeighborWorks America
  • Orange County Children's Therapeutic Arts Center