This event was co-hosted by PACE and the Knight Foundation, and was also featured on the Knight Foundation website here.

View the original PDF Program here

8:30 a.m.
Registration and coffee

9:15 a.m.

Welcome
Rishi Jaitly, Program Director, Detroit, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Setting Expectations
Chris Gates, Executive Director, PACE-Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement

9:30 a.m.
Civic Showcase with 10-minute, TEDx-Style Presentations
What insights anchor some of our city and country’s most promising engagement initiatives?

Dan Pitera & Priya Iyer
Community PlanIt & Detroit 247

Martha McCoy, Everyday Democracy

Darryl Redmond, Black Male Engagement

Jerry Paffendorf, Loveland Technologies

Andrew Rasiej, Personal Democracy Forum

Elizabeth Garlow, Delphia Simmons, Trish Dewald, Michigan Corps, Detroit4Detroit, Kiva Detroit

Vince Keenan, Publius.org

10:30 a.m.
Break

10:45 a.m.
Civic Learning Breakout Sessions
How are these insights about engagement relevant to other issues in Detroit? What new ideas do we have for the community?

Group #1: Music Box
Group #2: Robert A. & Maggie Allesee Rehearsal Hall
Group #3: Second Floor Mezzanine

11:30 a.m.
Reporting Lessons & Ideas

Noon
Lunch and Keynote Address
Chris Gates, Executive Director, PACE

1 p.m.
Close
Rishi Jaitly, Program Director, Detroit, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation