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June 18, 2013 | 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: Community Arts | Map
450 Reuther Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Staff

Joy: in the Midst of Transition (Official website)
A Public Lecture and Panel Discussion

With safety and blight both real concerns in many areas of Detroit, how can individuals, non-profits, businesses and governments best support, facilitate and encourage activities that use joy as an  organizing principle? This public lecture and panel discussion with four national experts will explore experiences and actions that foster a sense of joy and happiness in our cities and communities. Speakers include: Artist, Designer and Urban Planner Candy Chang; the Executive Director of the Laundromat  Project, Kemi Ilesanmi; and Archie Lee Coates and Jeff Franklin from the multi-disciplinary design studio, PlayLab.

Presented by: The Richard C. Van Dusen Leadership Forum at Wayne State

For more information about this event, please contact Megan Deal at (810) 513-5851 or megan@reallybigthings.org.