Events

Climate Change Across the City

Climate Change Across the City

June 13th 2018

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1pm - 6pm

559 Washington Street Boston, MA 02111

FREE!

Boston Civic Media's fourth annual summer conference will convene researchers, activists and community leaders to envision the future of collaboration around climate change in Boston.

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Climate Change and Design in Boston

Climate Change and Design in Boston

December 7th 2017

How can the next generation of problem-solvers use design-thinking and community-based partnerships to tackle climate change?

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Civic Imagination: Designing and Building a Better Future

Civic Imagination: Designing and Building a Better Future

June 3rd 2017

Boston Civic Media’s third annual conference highlighted inspiring keynotes, presentations and networking with peers and community leaders around igniting civic creativity.

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Teaching Climate, Inspiring Action

Teaching Climate, Inspiring Action

March 24th 2017

This interactive event focused on ideas and experiences on approaches for teaching students to communicate and take action on climate change. Participants discussed methods ranging from community-based education to artistic interventions to policy advocacy.

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Civic Media and Education: Online Dialogue and Learning

Civic Media and Education: Online Dialogue and Learning

September 15th 2016

The first quarterly event of the 2016-2017 academic school year featured researchers Carrie James and Janet Kwok from Harvard University to discuss civics education. The traditional lightning talks format was followed by a deeper dive into how to best leverage service learning centers for social impact.

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Technology, Design and Social Impact

Technology, Design and Social Impact

June 10th 2016

BCM’s 2nd annual conference featured lightning talks and workshops for the tracks of: Civic Art, Media Literacy, Systems and Advocacy, and Engagement and Inclusion.

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Impact and Assessment

Impact and Assessment

April 7th 2016

From big data to how to involve communities and stakeholders in the process, BCM curated brief talks and breakout groups to share understandings for impact in civic media.

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Metrics and Methods

Metrics and Methods

June 9th 2015

Metrics & Methods, the first annual Boston Civic Media Conference, focused on connecting academic research on media and civics with the practice of designing, implementing, and aiding in civic interventions.

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