Lela Klein has been invited to give a presentation about the manufacturing conversion project on May 18th at Dayton's Pecha Kucha Night, where the theme of the night is "hack your city. Pecha Kucha is a global network of community events where artists and innovators give brief talks using the format of 20 slides, 20 seconds per slide. Event info here!
Hack Your City Returns! What are people doing for Dayton? We've got some stories for you.
PARKING: The Dakota Center has a small lot, so expect to use the plentiful free street parking nearby. There's also public parking at W. 4th and S. Broadway behind Chase Bank. (You are just steps away from Texas Beef + Cattle if you'd like to eat before PKing)
Dakota Center has arranged a special welcome for our audience and Yvette Kelly-Fields of Wesley Community Center will emcee. Come be inspired! Topics will include:
- Amaha Sellassie - Building a cooperative grocery in a food desert
- Bryan Stewart - Improving race relations
- Jared Grandy - Reducing gun violence
- Charlie Setterfield - Auditing Dayton architecture with students
- Elizabeth Koproski - Voices of immigrants
- Dot Schnering - Revitalizing a neighborhood
- Trudy Elder - Creating equitable housing and homeless solutions
- Nick Christian - Taking action against the opioid epidemic
- Amy Lee - Promoting community democracy
- Lela Klein - Enabling worker-owned manufacturing
Expect the usual modest beer, wine, pop, water and salty snacks at our 20-minute beer break. There will be a lot to talk about, so you'll be thirsty.
Thank you to Kelley Booze for loaning her art to our poster; Catapult Creative, Michael Kalter LLC-Social Architects and Dragonfly Editorial for their generous sponsorship.
Cost of admission? Free. Donations appreciated to help defray the cost of things like space and chair rental.
Your PK Dayton Team Matt, Shayna, Jill
PechaKucha is devised and shared by Klein Dytham Architecture
Sponsored by Catapult Creative, Michael Kalter LLC, Dragonfly Editorial