Time and Place

The Innovative Cities Lecture Series

“Placemaking and Equity” presentation by Hanna Love, Senior Research Associate for the Brookings Institution.

AICP CM Credit #9285772

Lecture Summary:

Market disruptions, coupled with changing demographic and household structures, are sharpening the nation’s long-standing spatial divides, creating a need for new sets of place-led policies and practices. Hanna will discuss transformative placemaking strategies from across the country, sharing examples of creating connected, vibrant, and inclusive communities.


Hanna Love is a Senior Research Associate for the Brookings Institution. Love conducts research and analysis for the program’s Bass Center for Transformative Placemaking, where she focuses on enhancing opportunity in communities impacted by disinvestment and structural inequities. Prior to Brookings, Love served as Research Analyst at the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center, specializing in youth justice, decarceration, and community-based solutions for safety. Love holds a master’s degree from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from Pomona College, both in Sociology.

AICP-CM credits will be awarded.

Questions, comments?

All lectures are free and open to planners, students, staff, faculty, and friends of the University. Please contact Blythe Waldbillig, Department of Urban Planning Project Assistant at waldbil5@uwm.edu