--Octavia E. Butler, Parable of the Sower
The Urban Studio (US) is thrilled to announce Pardon Our Disruption, a three-part-virtual event series to kick-off to our end-of-year fundraising campaign. Your support and participation in events like these helps all of us explore new ways to shake up and bring about much needed change and accelerate our efforts to create more healthy, vibrant, and just communities for all.
UPSET THE SET UP: DEC 1 (1PM PST/4PM EST) -- COMPLETE
Join US for an interactive workshop to learn about effective co-creation tools and methods for meaningful community engagement. Facilitated by The Urban Studio’s creative engagement experts Daví de la Cruz, Jenn Low and special guests Daniel Villa and his work with Hello Data and Christin Hu to talk about their work designing cooperative games! These tools and methods will cover a few central themes when designing for engagement: power, co-learning, storytelling, and play.
INTERRUPT THE PROGRAM: DEC 8 (1PM PST/4PM EST) -- COMPLETE
Join US in a conversation with Kona Gray, FASLA, PLA, Principal of EDSA and Torey Carter-Conneen the new CEO of the American Society of Landscape Architects, to reimagine the future of landscape architecture. US co-founders Kendra Hyson and Maisie Hughes will co-host this conversation.
DIGITIZE THE REVOLUTION: DEC 15 (1PM PST/4PM EST) -- COMPLETE
Explore the intersection of mapping and social justice with Andrew Sargeant and Jelani Byrd as they demonstrate how to democratize data using open-source assets and live, 3D mapping with QGIS. More details to come!
Through your generous support, we made it to our end-of-year fundraising goal!
Stay tuned for the event recordings!