Past Dayton Event: VOL 31

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VOL 31

May 18, 2017
@ Dakota Center

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 CreativeMichael Kalter LLCDragonfly Editorial 

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Homefull

BY TRUDY ELDER
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Trudy Elder'presentation showcases Homefull, an organization whose goal is to combat the problem of homelessness and hunger in the Dayton area. Their innovative solutions greatly help their community. 

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The Longest Table

BY BRYAN STEWART
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Bryan Stewart presents the Longest Table, a community get-together where people from all over Dayton can meet and chat with members of their city. Strangers become friends and discourse can happen freely at the Longest Table.

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GDUCI

BY LELA KLEIN
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Lela Klein, Co-founder of GDUCI, aims to help preserve the small businesses of Dayton and educate workers to become business owners. She discusses the past, present and the future of Dayton's economy. 

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We Can Make it if We Try

BY NICK CHRISTIAN
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Nick Christian tells a story of friendship and tragedy in his presentation on opioid addiction in Dayton. He advocates for a better support system and resources for people affected by this epidemic. 

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The Voices of River's Edge

BY ELIZABETH KOPROSKI
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Elizabeth Koproski created a program which bridges cultures called The Voices of River's Edge. She discusses her experiences with different cultures and how it influenced her paradigm of her community and the world. 

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Gem City Market

BY AMAHA SELLASSIE
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Amaha Sellassie discusses the dangers and cause of urban food deserts and the benefits of a co-op market for the community. He hopes for the co-op market to create local representation and power for the city's economy. 

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Live With Honor

BY JARED GRANDY
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Jared Grandy talks about the ills and solutions of gun violence through his campaign, #Livewithhonor. Through his background in his childhood and his education, he hopes to raise discussions and solutions to this issue. 

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Third Sundays on Front Street Outdoor Market

BY DOT SCHNERING
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Dot Schnering presents Third Sundays on Front Street Outdoor Market, a street market highlighting the creative and innovative side of Dayton. She also helps vendors make the leap from temporary to permanent business locations while rejuvenating the area. 

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Spaces and Internships

BY CHARLIE SETTERFIELD
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Charlie Setterfield's presentation highlights the impacts internships have on local architecture firms and to a greater extent, the importance of shaping and planning spaces for local enterprises to revitalizing Dayton's economy. 

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The Demise of the West Side

BY PHILLITIA CHARLTON
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Phillitia Charlton's song and poetry is a poignant description of the condition of Dayton's west side and the hope of healing through the Wesley Center. She artfully depicts the reality of her past and the present of others living in the area. 

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