Upswell 2020 Is About These Two Things

2020 has been an unexpected year. It shouldn’t have been, of course, because the writing has been on the wall. The fatal flaws in our systems – lack of trust, lack of empathy, lack of leadership, lack of preparedness — are not new. The racial injustice that has consistently and…

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Upswell 2020 is Going Virtual

2020 is not the year we expected it be. For any of us. The pandemic has severely disrupted our routines and rhythms, put enormous strain on our resources, and devastated our communities – especially those already disproportionately suffering from systemic inequities. That’s the bad news. And it’s news to none…

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An Update on Upswell 2020

Everything feels uncertain at the moment. That’s the reality. And with widespread cancellations and postponements happening at an unprecedented scale, you’re probably wondering what’s going on with Upswell. So, we want to share a few important updates. Most importantly, we’re still putting every ounce of energy we have into designing…

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Now Accepting Upswell 2020 Proposals

First things first: The co-creation campaign for Upswell 2020 is now officially open through April 24! That might be enough to cause you to do a fist-pump and sprint straight into a creative brainstorm. But if you’re still reading – especially if you’re new to Upswell – read on to…

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Introducing Upswell’s New Themes

Upswell is going to look a little different this year. Actually, scratch that. It’s going to look (and feel) a lot different. With two years now under our belts, we’ve been brainstorming and blueprinting a year three that will launch Upswell so much higher than to the next level. Year…

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