Saturday, July 18 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Designer and social entrepreneur De Nichols will keynote Design Futures with "Sick and Tired: Reflections on Design, Illness, and the Fight for Racial Justice," a reflective talk about sustaining personal and collective well-being in the fight for racial healing and justice. Beginning with a poetic synthesis of conference themes, Nichols will share lessons from her challenges of navigating design projects with a chronic illness.
The Design Futures Student Leadership Forum (DFF) is a leadership development initiative that builds capacity for future leaders to apply the power of community-engaged design to address systemic racism in the built environment. The 2020 Forum is presented with support from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and Enterprise Community Partners.
Keynote will be livestreamed on YouTube with live closed captioning at 4 p.m. central July 18.
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