April 16, 2018

Have you ever wondered what motivated or how did the figure of the public defender start? Ann Lui & Craig Reschke, founding partners at Future Firm, did when they were invited to contribute to last year's exhibition organized by the Chicago Architecture Foundation...

February 20, 2018

Morgan Malone, Project Manager at Teamwork Englewood visited us and shared her work related to Quality-of-Life Plan 2016 – Englewood Rising. It was highly inspiring to hear about the groundwork and efforts spearheaded in the Southside, and the role of Teamwork Englewoo...

October 30, 2017

For our workshop this week we welcomed Dennis Mondero, Executive Director at Chinese Mutual Aid Association (CMAA) and Jenni Han, President of their Board of Directors, who shared the history of CMMA as well as some of the current work that their organization does serv...

September 18, 2017

We had a great start of the Fall season — Andrew Balster, Executive Director of Archeworks (our host organization) joined us and shared their Healthy Food Access Project focused in Altgeld Gardens /  Riverdale communities.

Altgeld Gardens is a neighborhood in the R...

June 5, 2017

For our final session of the Spring season, OTIS Fresh Farm and Urban Innovation Center teams presented their final work. Both projects located in Bronzeville—one focused on urban agriculture (led by founder Steve Hughes), and the other one on integrating technology-tr...

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