We are always learning. From reading case studies from think-tanks like The Urban Institute to engaging with users of The Point on Main Street Alliance Network, we stay in conversation with a community of downtown based changemakers to gain insights.
Occasionally, when we come across a big question that is relevant or recurring we do some investigation to develop a whitepaper on Oursights on the perspective. While insights are critical, we use in-person interviews, focus groups, and methods such as six design hats to understand broader perspectives on a subject matter.
A few weeks ago, we were a partner for Silicon Harlem’s 5th Annual Next Gen Conference. If you don’t know about Silicon Harlem —they are really dope! In short, Silicon Harlem provides tech expertise and infrastructure for communities.