Public and Collaborative NYC is a program of activities, developed by Parsons DESIS Lab and the Public Policy Lab, to explore how public services in New York City can be improved by incorporating greater citizen collaboration in service design and implementation.
Public & Collaborative NYC is grounded on the assumption that citizens, especially as they become ever more connected, can collaborate with each other and with government to improve their lives. The program addresses four related questions:
Today was a milestone. My first article for Shareable.net was published and I’m super excited about it. For a long time, I’ve been wanting to write about designers who use their skills and ingenuity to address complex social issues. And now I’m doing it. The process is joyful. I get to have conversations with people I admire and learn from. We also share a passion. Bonus points. And so, the process begins.
Had the pleasure of meeting Sara Burgess over a future visioning session with the Future of Fish team in the Presidio, yesterday. She’s lovely. An incredible artist, illustrator and designer who knows a thing or two about x-acto blades.