CHRONICLES:

YOUTH

FLYING SHOES:

LA PENNY HARVEST

On October 19, 2017, members of Civic Paths joined Professors Anne Crigler and Tom Goodnight and their students at the University of Southern California to facilitate a Civic Imagination Workshop at the Penny Harvest Leadership Academy. Over two hours, Civic Paths facilitators led more than eighty 3rd to 6th graders from public schools in the Los Angeles area through a civic imagination world building workshop that invited them to imagine a future aspirational world...

FANTASY NEWSCAST:

MUSLIM YOUTH GROUP

In June of 2013 we ran a world-building workshop with the Muslim Youth Group at the Islamic Center of Southern California. This was the very first such workshop that we facilitated, collaborating with an existing community of young people and their mentors to imagine a fantastical world where anything is possible and then to tell stories within that world. Students worked in groups to flesh out discrete narratives under their shared world umbrella, and then to make short videos telling their stories in the style of a news segments so that they could all be collected and tied together as a Fantasy Newscast...