Future Lens

Instructor Name: 
Laura Nissen
Course Description: 

A Futures Lens for Community Power, Justice and Well-Being. This hybrid capstone will examine issues of power, justice and well-being intersect through a critical lens. Using foresight methods, students will work with local funders to discuss real-world challenges and prepare specific future-oriented “forecasts” to help inform and guide the way that funding is distributed in our community. This might include such topics as the future of technology in cities, the future of racism and other isms on community well being, and the future of food or health justice.