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This report focuses on creative placemaking as a process that centers community members as the decision-makers for the future trajectory of their neighborhood. A long history of unjust planning decisions caused low-income communities of color in the U.S. to bear an unfair share of the burden of problem properties. In order to ensure revitalization is equitable and that it will work to rectify past injustices and meet the needs and preferences of current residents, those residents need to be included as decision-makers from the very beginning.