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Saturday, May 12 • 11:00am - 11:30am
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How can we help young people expand their approach to solving problems in their community? How might community engagement practices benefit from a human centered design process? Join us to discuss the natural and meaningful connection between the design thinking process and civic engagement. Using examples of student projects from the course Senior Capstone: Civic Engagement and Social Innovation at Windward School, we will explore how pressing social issues in our community can be better understood through interviewing, brainstorming, iteration, prototyping and feedback.

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Jennie Willens

Windward School
Jennie Willens has worked in Independent Schools in Los Angeles since 2002. As an arts educator, she built performing arts programs and directed productions at Brentwood School (grades K - 12) focused on interdisciplinary learning, diversity in the classroom and connecting the skills... Read More →

Saturday May 12, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am PDT
CREATE Studio (810) 800 building (facing the bridge)