Engage Pittsburgh 2006: The Idea Round-Up

Alphachimp Studio Inc. will be herding cats and roping ideers as lead facilitators of the Idea Round-Up.

Roll up your sleeves and be a part of community change at a day-long collaborative design event on September 9th.

Saturday, September 9, 2006
CAPA High School, Downtown (link)
9 AM - 4 PM
$10 (includes lunch!)
Space limited to 400 persons
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At this one-day event, The Sprout Fund will engage creative young thinkers and regional leaders in a conversation that promotes new thinking about the topics that matter most to our community.

Learn what's going on nationally in other cities, engage in panel discussions with regional leaders, and work in small design groups to generate as many brain-busting ideas as possible. All ideas will be welcome-the wacky, the way out, the logical, the needed, the necessary, the fun, and the futuristic.

Rather than a typical civic meeting, The Idea Round Up promises to be a highly visual and highly interactive day with 20 local artists on hand to illustrate all the ideas generated.

Sprout will announce plans to release $100,000 in funding to support projects that grow directly out of the ideas developed during this exciting collaborative design event.

Engage Pittsburgh 2006

The Idea Round Up is the launch event for The Sprout Fund's Engage Pittsburgh 2006 initiative.

Engage Pittsburgh 2006 will produce a community blueprint and involve citizens in developing ideas and implementing projects that will achieve positive regional change and broad-based community goals.

By combining dialogue with dedicated funding projects, Engage Pittsburgh 2006 promises to be like no other civic initiative to date.

Lead support for Engage Pittsburgh 2006 is provided by the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and the Richard King Mellon Foundation.