FROM ENGAGEMENT TO EMPOWERMENT | DwD Berlin

Citizens as Co-creators of Community Services The Citizen Engagement to Empowerment workshop was held in Berlin, Saturday Nov 24 4:00 – 7:00 as the inaugural event at the new co-working hub d.collective. Peter collaborated with Agoras Institute associate Heiner Benking and d.collective facilitator Johannes Milke to facilitate a workshop based on the recent Toronto DwD […]

From Engagement to Empowerment

FROM ENGAGEMENT TO EMPOWERMENT Citizens as Co-creators of Community Services New forms of community initiative are emerging as people take charge of social services once expected of government. What are the opportunities arising in the increasing distance between community needs and what governments can provide? How might we design and organize to befriend this trend? […]

Designing Occupation Dialogue

We invited Occupy Toronto to kick off a DwD session, and continued with the dialogue engagement live at the camp, after it came down mid-week following the session. Grad students and even president Sara Diamond from OCAD University were involved with sponsorship from the Design Exchange.  Two major community events were held, located (ironically enough) […]