Upswell Chicago: Day 2

If you’ve gotten an email from Upswell (and we bet you have), you’ve probably noticed a tagline: boundless potential. We love that concept, perhaps obviously, because it’s both the perfect descriptor of a changemaker’s value in the world and a challenge for us to collectively strive for more. And that spirit was captured in moments big…

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Pullman: the first industrial planned community and a national landmark

Upswell Chicago begins in less than two weeks now! We hope you’ve had a chance to save your spot to experience some of the immersive community events happening during the main event this November! The lineup features 19 thoughtfully designed experiences in all – including seven community dinners and twelve Chicago Inside & Out tours…

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Strengthening connections, reducing divisions through bridge building

In the aftermath of the 2016 elections, our country continues to be pulled apart by differences, rather than bound and strengthened by what connects us. UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) is trying to address this issue head-on through its Bridging Differences initiative, which mixes science and storytelling to explore how people from different…

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