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Emerging Professionals of Massachusetts Monthly Meeting.

May 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Presentation: Resilience Through Public Art and Placemaking

Creative placemaking has become a standard tool of urban renewal, economic growth and resiliency strategies. It is emerging as an important piece of the community building process. Longing for community and connection has fostered the emergence of the collaborative public art practice as an agent of change.

Presenter: Aliza Vaida

Aliza has worked for a variety of sustainability-focused start-ups and the solar industry. She is also a creative placemaking consultant for Neighborways, where she works on public art and community development projects with cities and towns.


The EPMA Committee is a great venue for becoming more engaged with green building community and forming meaningful connections with colleagues across the industry. Our monthly meetings are open to anyone interested in becoming more involved.


The meeting starts with a 45 minute discussion with the committee leaders regarding planning for upcoming EPMA events and USGBC-MA Chapter updates. All are welcome to this portion of the meeting as we look for volunteers to help plan events. Please join us at 6:45pm for the presentation and networking.

Below is the breakdown of the meeting agenda:

  • 6:00-6:40pm: Committee Meeting
  • 6:40-6:45pm: Break/Introductions
  • 6:45-7:20pm: Presentation
  • 7:20-7:30pm: Networking


Chairs:Jenna Dancewicz, Aminah McNulty

The Emerging Professionals of Massachusetts (EPMA) Committee is a community of ascending professionals across the green building industry and allied fields that provides professional support, development and advocacy tools through active networking, monthly programming and community events.

To learn more about EPMA, join the mailing list by following this link (select the Emerging Professionals e-mail list), visit our EPMA facebook group page (USGBC Emerging Professionals – MA) or send an email to emergingprofessionals@usgbcma.org.

EPMA Events Include:

  • Building Tours
  • Sustainable Bike Tour
  • Networking Nights
  • Neighborhood Clean-Ups
  • Student Programming
  • Check out our calendar for the latest schedule!


May 21, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


50 Milk St
Socrates Conference Room, Floor 15
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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