Dialogue & Action.

Inequalities and inequities have been designed throughout human history, so why shouldn’t we use design to dismantle them? What is the role of creative problem solving and entrepreneurial thinking in the advocacy for inclusive and equitable communities, companies, schools, etc.? Using Creative Reaction Lab's Co-Creation Framework, students, activists, nonprofit leaders, designers, artists, and the common person alike can develop innovative and impactful approaches challenging systemic issues. Apply co-creation and power-sharing methods highlighting civic leadership and community engagement to challenge real-world issues.

Why should you bring a Dialogue & Action program to your school, company, or community?

Your Dialogue & Action program will provide real-world professional development for Black and Latinx youth two-fold:

1) as financial support for Creative Reaction Lab's year-long Design to Better [Our City] program

2) as a skill training opportunity for Civic Leadership Apprentices

  1. Develop community-centered, community-led approaches to current company, school, or community challenges
  2. Learn creative problem solving and co-creation processes
  3. Cultivate creative leadership and new community relationships
  4. Transform ideas into actions
  5. Understand the role of diversity, inclusion, and cultural humility in community engagement  
  6. Define the value of design in developing a range of "approaches" – from products and services to strategies

 


the underlying co-creation framework


Program Offerings

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youth leaders for inclusion & civic change bootcamps

Bring us to your school and/or youth organization to educate and rally your students and emerging young leaders to 

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dialogue & action workshops

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chat to react: ideation lunch & learns

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strategy & equity consulting

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