November Town Hall

Lessons from Leaders

Hello everyone,

It’s that time again…

Our special guest for the November Town Hall is Lisa Wise from Re:Loom.

Lisa Wise is Executive Director of Initiative for Affordable Housing, Inc, a non-profit that provides housing and support services to homeless and low-income families. Since becoming Executive Director of Initiative in 1992, the nonprofit has grown from serving a single homeless family into a multi-faceted agency with a full service homeless program serving upwards of 35 families annually, 355 units of affordable housing and a job training/employmentprogram – re:loom weaving a better life.

The rug featured in this photo was handwoven using UPS upcycled uniforms. 

MASD Town Hall: Lisa Wise
Tuesday, November 29 · 1:00pm – 2:00pm/CT/2-3pmEST
Google Meet joining info
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Or dial: ‪(US) +1 402-921-2293‬ PIN: ‪845 241 201‬#
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Looking forward to seeing you there.

Dawn Keene / Director

Dawn Keene is the president of Studio Change, a company offering sustainability consulting services. Prior to Studio Change, Dawn has served as president of Keene Design, Inc. an award-winning Atlanta-based firm specializing in graphic design for over a decade.

Her previous affiliations have included High-Performance Healthy Schools Committee for USGBC Atlanta (United States Green Building Council), serving as the membership chair and on the sustainability committee for AIGA Atlanta (American Institute of Graphic Arts AIGA.) Her work has been featured on Sustainable Brands and published in Graphic Design U.S.A. In addition, she has participated in panel discussions on various topics such as environmental design and community outreach.

Her life mission is to empower communities and individuals to take positive action towards building a more sustainable future through education and community outreach. She holds a BFA in Graphic Design from Georgia State University and graduated from MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design program in 2013.