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Public Awareness Summit

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About the Public Awareness Summit

Founded in 2011, the ASLA Public Awareness Summit brings together representatives from ASLA’s 49 chapters to plan the coming year’s public awareness initiatives. ASLA staff also educates attendees about the latest trends and techniques in social media and public relations to utilize on a chapter level.

Attendees participate in group discussions to determine public awareness strategies and tactics ASLA will implement nationally and locally for the year. Certain attendees also present case studies to share successful chapter-level public awareness campaigns.

In 2017, ASLA will formally recognize public awareness summit attendees as members of the Public Awareness Coalition. Each chapter will appoint one representative to the coalition for a preferred two-year term and serve as a liaison between national and his or her local chapter.

Handouts, Videos, and Presentations Resulting from Public Awareness Summits

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Public Awareness Case Studies

ASLA IN - Earth Day - April Westcott, ASLA

ASLA MI - Public Awareness Initiatives - Lindsay Nelson, ASLA

ASLA MS - PR - Matthew Copp, ASLA

ASLA NY - 100th Anniversary Video - Jennifer Nitzky, ASLA

ASLA NY - Sketch Out/Loud - Lisa DuRussel, ASLA

ASLA SD – Website Presentation - Matthew Wilkins, ASLA

Park In A POD - Dalton LaVoie, ASLA & Andrew Wickham, ASLA

PARK(ing) Day Case Studies

New Jersey - Nicholas Tufaro, ASLA

Sacramento - Dalton LaVoie, ASLA

Seattle - Lucas Vannice, Associate ASLA

University of Georgia - Audra Lofton, Hon. ASLA

WLAM Handouts





LAND Stories, THE DIRT Posts, and ASLA News Releases

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LAND: Public Awareness Summit Sets Plans for 2015

LAND: Public Awareness Summit Held to Draft Action Plan for 2016

LAND: ASLA Hosts 2017 Public Awareness Summit to Plan Outreach Efforts

THE DIRT: #WLAM2015 Reaches 3 Million Worldwide

THE DIRT: #WLAM2016: This Is Landscape Architecture Campaign Reaches 4 Million

THE DIRT: #WLAM2017 Reaches 2.9 Million

THE DIRT: Landscape Architects Show the Potential of Small Spaces on PARK(ing) Day

THE DIRT: Landscape Architects: Get Your PARK(ing) Day on

Press Release: The American Society of Landscape Architects Celebrates World Landscape Architecture Month with a Showcase of Its 49 Chapters

Press Release: The American Society of Landscape Architects Asks People to Share Their Favorite Designed Spaces

Press Release: La Sociedad Americana de Arquitectos Paisajistas le pide a la gente que comparta sus espacios diseñados favoritos

Press Release: #WLAM2015 – Join ASLA’s World Landscape Architecture Month Campaign in Time for Earth Day

Press Release: Landscape architects are diversifying their efforts and need your help for World Landscape Architecture Month in April

Press Release: Celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2016 with the American Society of Landscape Architects

Press Release: 5 Design Ideas for PARK(ing) Day 2015 [PHOTOS]


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J.R. Taylor, PR & Communication Coordinator



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