Upswell Labs

Experimenting with Changework

In November, 1,500 changemakers will bring a huge surge of energy to LA. That energy is an immeasurably powerful resource for good. So, how can we make the most of it? By testing (and refining) new ways of working together!

Using the principles of human-centered design, Upswell Labs are an opportunity to gather, roll up our sleeves, and try out new ideas and approaches that will shape Upswell. We’ll also explore new mission-advancing tools that you’ll be able to put to use immediately. We hope you’ll join us!

Upswell Labs are made possible through support from

What the heck is an Upswell Lab?

Channeling equal parts careful strategy and mad science, Upswell Labs use human-centered design tools to test and refine a new concepts with you and your fellow changemakers.

Los Angeles

February 27

Los Angeles

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San Francisco

June 4

Upswell @ Sojourners

June 15


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