Bartos Theatre, MIT Media Lab
The Community Innovators Lab will host the launch of the Urban Lab, a project of MIT Mel King Fellow Malia Lazu. The Urban Lab being incubated at The Co-Lab is a study of the effectiveness of community organizing through new media and mobile platforms. Experts from the worlds of communications/marketing and social media will share their insights and discuss the challenges and opportunities of bringing community organizing into the 21st century.
Doors open at 3:30pm and dinner will be served at 5:30pm. Space is limited, please RSVP to mlazu [at] mit [dot] edu.
Rick Borovoy (Center for Future Civic Media)Chuck Baker (Sahara Communications)Brooke Emerson (Translation LLC)Walter Mosley (Author)Chino Hardin (Prison Moratoriums Project)High school students from the Boston Youth Organizing Project