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Above: Seattle Public Library, by Rem Koolhaas. Photo by Moody75 via Wikimedia Commons.
Today, Knight Foundation is announcing 14 winners of the 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries. Each winner will receive a share of $1.6 million to ...
Feb. 10, 2015, 3:33 p.m., Posted by ylatimore
Feb. 10, 2015, 3:05 p.m., Posted by Jenna Buehler
At the Learn.Do.Share. workshop hosted by FilmGate Interactive this weekend, team “Raise The Earth” presented their ideas to make South Florida more of a place where people are motivated to take sustainable actions. The ideas presented by (left to right) Amy Molina, Tristan Calay, Teiheim Edwards, Sarah Engel, Meyling Yi, Brian Martinez, and Steven Espinoza will be incubated for the next 12 months by FilmGate. Photo by Jenna Buehler.
Just how Miami Beach will survive amidst projected sea level rise is one of the thorniest issues affecting the island city. Last week, 30 teens from across South Florida brainstormed solutions as part of Learn Do Share, a multimedia workshop series that was part of the transmedia conference FilmGate Interactive.
Run by Columbia University, Learn Do Share. is a design workshop that helps prototype interactive solutions for global challenges.
“The work that we do is about creatively solving problems that communities face by finding ways to involve youth as part of that process,” said co-founder Lance Weiler. “It takes a lot of people to attack complex, wicked problems and at Learn Do Share. we are empowering youth to collaborate on ideas and implement prototypes for change.”
Feb. 10, 2015, 2:24 p.m., Posted by Anne Tschida
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