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UPLIFT ANN ARBOR

MISSION FOR SOCIAL IMPACT

September 29-30 2017

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Dates coming soon for Detroit, Grand Rapids and Lansing

UPLIFT SERIES 2017

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 organize 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.

IGNITE YOUR SOCIAL DESIGN MISSION

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

collaborate

Collaborate

within A COMMUNITY

learn

Learn

to FRAME AND SOLVE PROBLEMS

idea

Innovate

through REAL WORLD PROJECTS

impact

Create Impact

harness the power of CROWDFUNDING

Collaborate within a community

collaborate

 

Be part of an action oriented, forward thinking, impact driven community striving for social innovation. Meet collaborators and co-create real projects.

Learn to frame and solve challenges

learn

 

Advance your expertise to the next level with human centered design. Participate in researching and getting insights to understand complex social challenges, in order to envision and craft innovative solutions. Get exposure to new methods by building with people from diverse backgrounds. In this hands on learning and doing experience, you will see how social innovation work from the inside out.

INNOVATE through real world projects

idea

 

Bring your ideas to the table, share, and collaboratively refine them into an actionable solutions. Collaborate and co-create with a project team, guided by experts in relevant fields. Get feedback solutions in order to make real progress in defining a solution.

CREATE IMPACT with Crowdfunding

 

Equip your project with the ability to accelerate by utilizing our crowd funding tools. With access to community of vision makers and ambassadors we can fund pilots and prototypes to see measurable impact happen. Participate in making projects you are passionate about happen by donating and sharing with your network.

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