Expanding Our Roots: Casey Phillips
"Expanding Our Roots: Global Conversations With 821" is an online interview series hosted by The 821 Project. The purpose of the series is to showcase the cultural diversity, global connections and social consciousness of the people of southeast Louisiana as well as those who work to expand southeast Louisiana's roots to the world through works that promote social justice and global citizenship.
The series presents community organizers, community leaders and residents living in southeast Louisiana who come from different parts of the world or who work to promote global citizenship, multiculturalism and social justice in our regional community.
This interview is with Casey Phillips. Casey Phillips describes himself as a creative futurist with 20+ years of experience forecasting and launching entertainment, technology, and arts brands. He is a prominent brand strategist specializing in the cultural economy and nonprofit sector by implementing innovative strategies based on global best practices, data analysis and future market trends. He is also a proponent of creative placemaking and smart growth principles to reactivate communities through collaborative community development. Casey is the Founder of The Force Agency in Los Angeles, California and Co-Founder/Director of The Walls Project 501c3 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.