When? Thursday, December 8, 2016
What will we learn? This workshop provides experiential training in methods relevant to the Working Up dialogue project. We’ll practice methods that will help us include low-income Americans facing barriers to opportunity in our process, learning from their experiences and harvesting ideas for removing those barriers.
Who is this for? We are gathering a mix of our staff here at Convergence, together with stakeholders who are participating in the Working Up dialogue.
To what end? We’ll use what we learn in this workshop to implement a workshop with a cohort of the kinds of people that Working Up is intended to benefit.
Who is leading the workshop? Our guides for the workshop will be Marc Rettig and Hannah du Plessis, leading figures in the world of “design for social innovation.” They help organizations and communities through their firm, Fit Associates, and they teach these topics at the graduate level both in the Carnegie Mellon School of Design, and the MFA in Design for Social Innovation at SVA in New York. To learn more about Hannah and Marc, browse their web site: fitassociates.com.