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February Meetup – Public Space: Social Well-being, Health, & Safety

Bute&Robson


February 19, 2019
7 PM – 8:30 PM
Our next VPSN monthly meet-up focuses on the connections between public space, health, safety and social wellbeing.
 
We’ll be joined by Mitchell Reardon of Happy City to speak to the public space-well-being connection and to share a recent analysis of a few City of Vancouver pavement-to-plaza projects.
 
We also want to hear from you! There meeting will include a workshop component, and we want your help to refine our understanding of what well-being looks like in public spaces. In particular, how might we look at the connection in terms of:
 
- Physical and mental health
- Social connection
- Inclusion, diversity and accessibility
- Safety
 
Please consider bringing a Vancouver (or local) example or two of a public space or feature that promotes wellbeing – and be prepared to speak briefly to why you think it’s great!
 
REGISTER
The event is FREE. To help us with our planning, please let us know if you’re joining us.
 
Location: Wo Soon (Mary) Lee Chan Room, VPL nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona Branch (730 E Hastings Street)
 
Email info@vancouverpublicspace.ca to reserve a space.
 
INFORMATION:
 
For further information, please email Lex Dominiak or and Selina Bull, portfolio leads for the SSocial Wellbeing, Health & Safety portfolio. They can be reached via the registration email address.
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