Indy Healthy Food Access Challenge: Make-a-thon
04/21/2017 09:00 AM
@ Kheprw Institute
3549 Boulevard Pl
The goal of the INVESTIGATE phase of the Indy Healthy Food Access Challenge is to turn ideas for improving access to healthy and affordable food into solutions that are connected to “do-ers.” Why? Because ideas don’t have impact on their own! Our full-day Make-a-thon aims to make this happen.
Who should attend?
Are you a do-er? Do-ers might be existing non-profit or for-profit organizations, faith-based ministries, students, entrepreneurs or anyone else that is interested in making impact happen. Do-ers might have an idea already, or just know that they want to do something.
Or, are you a supporter? Supporters might include someone with a specific expertise (business, government, community, health, faith, food, technology, etc.) and/or simply a passion for helping co-create impactful solutions. Either way, we invite you to participate.
What will we do?
Our full-day Make-a-thon is a unique (and, amazingly, free) opportunity for any interested "do-ers" to turn ideas into fleshed out solutions through a process led by design experts, and supported by a wealth of expertise and resources. Our tenative schedule is as follows:
9:00am - 9:30am - Welcome/intro (process, challenge questions, day agenda, etc.)
9:30am - 12:00pm - Team formation, solution modeling, prototyping
12:00pm-1:00pm - Lunch break / testing & gathering feedback
1:00pm - 3:00 pm - Refining & iterating, business modeling, creating pitch presentations
3:00pm - 4:00 pm - Pitch presentations and next steps
The session will be facilitated by communityINNOVATE’s lead Design Strategists, Terri Wada and Pamela Napier of Collabo Creative. Collabo is an Indianapolis-based Service Design consultancy that helps organizations design better together. Locally sourced snacks will be provided by FarmersMarket.com, and a delicious lunch prepared by the Kheprw Institute!
How will teams for the "do-ers" be created?
There are three options:
1. You can form your own team, and invite them to attend with you.
2. We can help you form a team with others that attend and are interested in the same area.
3. You can work alone.
Regardless of which option you choose, you will be able to learn from and take advantage of our experts/supporters that will float from team to team.
Do I need to attend all day?
This is a full day session. All "do-ers" are expected to stay for the entire day. Supporters have the option to stay for all or part of the day.
Here is a letter from Mayor Hogsett formally inviting community members to participate. Feel free to share with your employer!
What happens afterwards?
All solutions will subsequently be posted online at communityINNOVATE.org for additional feedback, and be eligible to apply for the Do Something Grants to spur continued action. This will lead into our fourth and final IMPACT phase of the Indy Healthy Food Access Challenge.
Still have questions?
Contact Stephanie Fernhaber at stephanie@communityINNOVATE.org!
Categories: Community Organization, Non-Profit Organization
Report a Problem
Want to work at Visiting Physicians Association? We're #hiring in #Indianapolis, IN! Click for details:… https://t.co/iZCx7xGaHq
#jobs4u #jobs Assistant Director of Nursing https://t.co/eyvSPuKWhv #IND #indianapolis #IN
Petite G Jewelers
This ninanguyend necklace is the perfect compliment! #indy, #indianapolis, #bridal, #jewels,… https://t.co/EYJXgubw56
Can you recommend anyone for this #job? Renal Metobolic Medical Unit - https://t.co/SUdO11lB8C #Nursing… https://t.co/4erTPjGW4l
TMJ-IND Transp. Jobs
See our latest #Indianapolis, IN #job and click to apply: Class A CDL Team Owner Operators, Lease Purchase... - https://t.co/oczrndWhlj
TMJ- IND Health Jobs
Join the CVS Health team! See our latest #job opening here: https://t.co/yHeuW45AXC #Healthcare #Indianapolis, IN #Hiring
Interested in a #job in #Indianapolis, IN? This could be a great fit: https://t.co/a0tYkh03EB #regions #regionsbank #Banking #Hiring
TMJ- IND Health Jobs
Interested in a #job in #Indianapolis, IN? This could be a great fit: https://t.co/vsTifC0366 #Healthcare #Hiring
TMJ-IND Cosmo Jobs
Want to work in #Indianapolis, IN? View our latest opening: https://t.co/kuAkFtR0Ho #Cosmetology #Job #Jobs #Hiring… https://t.co/orzHpniOZH
TMJ- IND Health Jobs
This #job might be a great fit for you: Speech Language Pathologist - PRN - https://t.co/PzI66dTP7e #Healthcare #Indianapolis, IN #Hiring