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Foossa Spring Newsletter 2015

Community News

Our partners at Made in the Lower East Side are offering free co-working space for businesses and residents affected by the recent East Village explosion and fire.

Happy Mango, an alternative credit rating start-up, was recently featured in USA Today. Foossa designed Happy Mango’s brand identity and user interface. 

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Design Thinking Innovation Lab
May 7-8, Cornell University, NYC
Lee-Sean Huang will be a facilitator and mentor at this two-day executive education course based on the pioneering curriculum developed at IDEO and the Stanford

Transformative Storytelling
May 11, Centre for Social Innovation, NYC
Learn how to use narrative to inspire and activate your community. Use coupon code LeeSean25 for 25% off.

Un-School of Disruptive Design Summer Fellowship
June 14-20, NYC
Lee-Sean will be a mentor at this week-long program in design, sustainability, and social innovation. The deadline to apply for scholarships is Wednesday, April 8, while the general admissions deadline is April 15.

Recent Publications

Social Good Guides – Authored by industry experts, the Social Good Guides are a collection of subject-specific guides created for startup changemakers. Lee-Sean wrote the Intro to Strategy guide.

Innovation Spirit Animals: How 5 Mythical Beasts Can Help You Tackle Real-World Challenges

How (Not) to Design Meaningful Civic Conversations

#WeWashing: When “Sharing” is Renting and “Community” is a Commodity

India and the Culture of Innovation – Co-authored by Foossa’s researcher-at-large, Kris Hartley


Join the Awesome Foundation for #AwesomeTalks‬
April 30, Orbital Space, NYC
Hear from former grantees and learn about our $1000 grants to forward awesome in the universe.

Do Good Data
April 30-May 1, Chicago
Foossa’s David Colby Reed will be in Chicago for the Do Good Data conference and looks forward to others interested in data science and civic technology. Connect with him on Twitter to meet up.

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