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Get Involved

As the placemaking movement takes a big step forward, we are thrilled about your interest in taking part. To succeed we need your help. We are seeking your active commitment to become a part of our collective impact network.

Community Guidelines

PlacemakingX is about working with like-minded individuals to drive large-scale cultural change that puts place at the heart of all we do. These guidelines were created to help us all work better together to achieve big things.

You believe in the power of collective impact.

You’re not a rock or an island. You aim to create meaningful connections and work with people from different backgrounds, disciplines, and communities. You understand how important unexpected partnerships are to successful placemaking.

You recognize the community as the expert.

You realize that Placemaking is a process, not an outcome. When working in a place, you always put the community first.

You think holistically about place.

You can see how various (sometimes unlikely) pieces fit together to create a great public destination. The term “silo-busting” gets your feet tapping.

You are respectful.

You value other people’s opinions and cultures. In your conversations, you listen and speak from an “I” perspective.


Answer the survey below to join as an advocates. Expect to receive a response in the next two weeks.

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Note: Thought Leaders, the Start-up Team, and Senior Advisors are invite only. Please email hello@placemakingx.org if you have any questions. 

What You Can Do as an Advocate

Join in the online conversation

Contribute to discussions with placemaking leaders around the world.

Connect with other members

Appear in our member directory and discover other people working on similar issue areas or in your region.

Participate in your regional network

Meet and work together with people throughout your area.

Submit content

Create and share your stories and ideas with the network to further advance the mission of placemaking.

Other Ways to Get Involved

Amplify the work on social media

We are always sharing and highlighting the work of our network.

Support the movement

Help us accelerate the cause of public space and placemaking for global impact. Donate today!

Subscribe to our newsletter

Receive the latest news and updates from PlacemakingX and regional networks.

Attend a placemaking event

Find out more about upcoming placemaking events in your area.

Educate yourself about placemaking

Take an online course at Placemaking.Education.