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PDX Lunch & Learn: Houselessness and Technology Innovation

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GRIT Building Solutions

919 SW Taylor St

Suite 800

Portland, OR 97205

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

In 2017, the City of Portland announced plans to move the homeless rest area, Right 2 Dream Too to the Lloyd Neighborhood.

As part of the board of the Lloyd Community Association, Keith Jones, head of Amplified by Design's Community Design Department, led the effort to welcome R2DToo to the Lloyd and helped to create a coalition of businesses, non-profits, residents and homeless advocates to create a model for how neighborhoods engage in the homeless crisis in Portland. And in trying to understand the landscape, he found a labyrinth of services, a wealth of untapped data and an opportunity for technology to play a role in unexpected ways.

Join Technology Association of Oregon and Amplified by Design for a discussion on developing solutions for houselessness, in Portland and beyond, at a Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, hosted at GRIT Building Solutions.

This interactive discussion will involve:

  • Community Placemaking
  • Solution Crowdsourcing
  • Information Analysis
  • Strategic Partnership Alignment
  • Service and Volunteer Navigation

And, most importantly, using technology to help those in need to transition to a better place.

A light lunch will be included.

PRESENTER

Keith Jones is an independent Systems Entrepreneur and Creative Services Consultant. Born in Michigan, Keith set the path to becoming a Renaissance professional at an early age. He started a music store in Grand Rapids at 21, an internet start-up company at 24, and was soon responsible for consulting services and technical development for cities and municipalities, quasi-governmental organizations and NGOs, private companies, and universities. In 2011, he moved home, office, greyhounds, and canoe to Portland, Oregon.

Keith specializes in analyzing systems and relationships and creating innovation for public and private entities. He has worked on a vast array of web-based and new media marketing, high-end website design & architecture, and customer application design & development.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
UX/UI Thought Leaders, City Planners, Architects, and anyone - in any industry - interested in learning more about using technology to support the houseless.

ABOUT AMPLIFIED BY DESIGN
Amplified is an experience design and technology innovation studio. We empower, enrich, and inspire people and their communities through our work in Placemaking, Transportation, Education, Healthcare, Travel and Leisure, and Social Good.

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919 SW Taylor St

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Portland, OR 97205

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