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White Guilt Workshop

By | March 17th, 2016|Categories: News|

So here we are, white people waking up the irreparable damage we have done by participating in systems we once perceived as harmless. This necessary awakening hurts -- it burns inside our bellies in shameful hues. It clouds our interaction with people of color, it ignites bitter judgement towards our white tribe. Let’s work with it!

A few seats left for Advance Retreat

By | January 7th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Join us in Palm Springs for a "Studio Retreat" -- a gathering of leaders who will pool their expertise and advance their own efforts to foster design culture in their organizations. (And by "leader," we [...]


By | January 6th, 2016|Categories: News|

Are you someone who is working toward making a difference in the world? Are you interested in learning ways to show up in grounded strength and speak up in honesty? If yes, this improv based workshop is for you.

Oct 19 Lecture: CMU Design the Future series

By | October 5th, 2015|Categories: News|

Free presentation at Carnegie Mellon. Using stories from years of study, teaching, and consulting in the trenches of social complexity, Marc Rettig and Hannah du Plessis will illustrate approaches to work that engage the realities of systemic complexity and the deeply personal aspects of change.

Free workshop: Social Tools for Change Leaders

By | September 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|

Fit is running a FREE one-day workshop called Social Tools for Change Leaders, at the Midwest UX Conference here in Pittsburgh on October 1.

Syllabus: Fundamentals of Design for Social Innovation

By | August 15th, 2015|Categories: News|

Download the 2015 syllabus for our course at SVA, "Fundamentals of Design for Social Innovation"