The second Community Technology Forum, an event hosted in partnership with the Windsor Park Lutheran Evangelical Church, Leave No Veteran Behind, Cambium Networks, DePaul University, the South Shore Planning Coalition, the Southeast Side Block Club Alliance, and Connect Chicago, will be on Saturday, May 20th. Our local partners for this event have previously collaborated to set up a community wireless network based out of Windsor Park Lutheran Evangelical Church.
Event: Community Technology Forum hosted at the Windsor Park Evangelical Lutheran Church
Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time: 1pm — 4pm
Location: 2619 E 76th St.
Lunch will be served.
The Community Technology Forums are participatory design sessions aimed at understanding hyperlocal digital equity ideas, assets, and needs. Hosted in partnership with nonprofits and community anchor institutions in Chicago’s neighborhoods, these sessions will give residents an opportunity to articulate a vision for technology in their community. The forums will be facilitated by Professor Sheena Erete, Jessa Dickinson, and other community design experts at DePaul University.
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You’re Invited to a Community Technology Forum at the Windsor Park Lutheran Church!
When: Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm
Where: 2619 E 76th St.
What: Join community members and local advocates for a civic conversation about the technology in your neighborhood. What do you love about your community and what is working well? ¿Qué te gusta de tu comunidad? What technology resources do you use a lot and appreciate? ¿Qué recursos tecnológicos utiliza mucho y aprecia? You’re invited to share your ideas and help design solutions that leverage what works to improve what doesn’t. This Community Technology Forum is hosted at the Windsor Park Lutheran Church in partnership with DePaul University, Leave No Veteran Behind, Cambium Networks, the South Shore Planning Coalition, the Southeast Side Block Club Alliance, the Smart Chicago Collaborative & Connect Chicago. Lunch will be provided! Sign up for more information and RSVP at bit.ly/chitechforum2.
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