Tweetie Bird It is about imagining that the center is ever flexible and having the courage to create new centers.-Theaster Gates on his work #ArtPlace [More from ccoletta]

June 14, 2003

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About the Show

Phyllis Bleiweiss is the Executive Director of The Seaside Institute in Seaside, Florida. She is a leader in the New Urbanism movement, using the institute to promote its concepts. Under Phyllis' direction, the Institute presents programs focused on community enhancement, the built and natural environment, urban planning and architecture. The Institute recently staged a meeting for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on the topic of Active Living by Design.

Richard Killingsworth is the director of Active Living by Design at the University of North Carolina - School of Public Health. It's a national program supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and was established to promote physical activity through community design and transportation alternatives. He is also an Associate Research Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education.

Rich formerly was a health scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where he provided technical assistance to federal agencies, state health departments and numerous national organizations on issues related to socio-environmental determinants of physical activity and health.

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