PRINCIPAL MELANI SMITH TO DISCUSS 7TH STREET REVITALIZATION IN DTLA AT LANI’S COMMUNITY FORUM

June 22, 2015

Meléndrez Principal Melani Smith will be speaking tomorrow at the 13th Annual Community Forum on Tuesday, June 23. Join her and fellow panelists as they discuss the plans for exciting pedestrian enhancements on 7th Street in DTLA. Multiple developments and public realm enhancements in the works are launching 7th Street into a mecca of redevelopment success in DTLA. The discussion will be part of the Session I Workshops from 10:30am-12:00pm.

Other notable workshops includes tactics to harvest rain water, the Neighborhood Prosecutor Program from the City of Los Angeles’ Attorney’s Office, creating safe streets for pedestrians in Los Angeles’ Vision Zero quest, tackling Los Angeles’ homelessness crisis, building community through unexpected interactions, connecting community through art, and the positive effects of neighborhood parks.

The event brings together the public, private and non-profit sectors to exchange knowledge and together create vibrant neighborhoods throughout the region. Workshops and expert industry knowledge is shared, training people invested in improving community livability.

Learn more about the details of the workshops and sign up here:

http://lani.org/community-forum/