$300 – $350

Uplift Ann Arbor: Design Mission for Social Impact

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The Forge Ann Arbor

301 East Liberty Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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Are you an agile, UX, or creative professional or community minded person looking for something more? We live in a time where there is a craving to become more engaged citizens and to find new ways of creating social change. Are there new ways to organise and address social issues? Allow us to lead you through an experience that will change the life of others as well as your own. Learn how to improve the odds of implementing your change initiative with our design thinking workshop and social impact mission leveraging agile and lean methods used in business. You will have an opportunity to work with other change agents to develop your ideas and compete to receive start-up capital to implement them.


Today’s world needs more active creative thinkers and doers working for social change. Do you want to be a vessel for change? Join us!

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  • Gain a high-level view of the design thinking process leveraging agile and lean methods.

  • How you and your community can use innovative methods to bring new projects come to life.

  • How design is a powerful lense to create solutions to social issues by identifying needs and using a inventive mindset to create new programs, projects and improved quality of life.

  • How to define the root cause of a social issue to create a shared vision.

  • How to collaborate to solve social issues with a team of change agents



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