1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Opening & Keynote – Let’s Roll!
Welcome to the 2021 Public Space Summit! In this opening session, you’ll hear from local leaders and sponsors, as well as an opening keynote featuring the Godfather of Skate, David Miles, in conversation with SF Chronicle’s Heath Knight as they discuss the public space, community, equity and more.
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Partner Track – A Portal into the Future
See a sneak preview of the Partner Portal, a single place to view updates and frequently requested items! Within this new Portal, you’ll be able to access items such as FSA or Independent Contractors forms, daily donation information, recent financial statements and more.
General Track – Ecology & Equity: Strategies for More Accessible & Sustainable Community Spaces
Putting equity into action is easier said than done. Any equitable strategy must include a strategy for increasing accessibility. Join us at this session for a conversation with community garden stewards and farmers about the challenges, opportunities, and strategies around promoting stewardship in low-income, BIPOC communities.
3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Wheel of Partners
Our Community Partner Network is full of exciting projects and people all over San Francisco, so join us as we spin the Wheel of Partners to learn more about some of these projects and the ways for you to get involved!
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Partner Track – Growing Your Group
Learn from three current members of the SF Parks Alliance Partner Network who will discuss best practices for starting your own group/project, fundraising and planning for larger projects. This session includes breakout rooms and a Q&A session with each partner.
General Track – A Paradise Born from Disaster
Exploring how crisis can be a catalyst for transforming San Francisco’s public spaces, this session will look at how earthquakes, fires and pandemics have all reshaped our City, time and time again. With an eye towards the future as much as the past, we’ll examine how the lessons of the past can and should inform our City’s future.
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Closing & Keynote – Let’s Do This!
In this closing session, you’ll hear from SF Parks Alliance leaders about new initiatives for our Community Partner Network and a closing keynote from Jason Roberts, founder of Better Block, who will share inspirational stories of community groups that have used temporary measures to transform streets and public spaces around the country.