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Placemaking with Young Adults – 28 May workshop

Share your stories and experiences of sustainable ways of living

Date Published: 13 May 2022

Come along to share your visions of sustainable ways of living and envisioning the future growth of Lancaster District.

If you live, study or work in the Lancaster area and are between the ages of 18-30, join us for a workshop to help shape the future of your area.

This workshop is an opportunity to share your views, raise your voice on the issues close to your heart, and craft your perspectives and values in a manifesto to support the development of the Lancaster District.

Join us for a free lunch and a full day of creative activities.

As part of our exciting interdisciplinary research pilot project Youth, Democracy and Sustainable Citizenship, funded by the British Academy, we are launching a placemaking workshop held at the Halton Mill – Lancaster, on Saturday 28th of May.

Places are limited to 15.

Please register in Eventbrite for expression of interest here!

What is Youth, Democracy and Sustainable Citizenship about?

Youth, Democracy and Sustainable Citizenship: Reimagining the City and Empowering Young People through Engagement with Policy-Makers is a research pilot project funded by the British Academy, and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and framed around the theme of ‘What is a good city?

We are researchers from Lancaster University, Royal Holloway University London and University of Lincoln working together with young adults and Lancaster City Council. The project explores novel methods to build bridges between Councils, city authorities, and young people on environmental policies, to co-design policies that will be more effective (financial and environmentally) in the longer-term. Our pilot combines two case studies, one in London working with the Greater London Authority (GLA), and another one in Lancaster collaborating with Lancaster City Council (LCC). Looking to the future, we are interested in exploring with you the future of cities. The placemaking workshops will be run by Dr Mirian Calvo