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Workshop time at PSP!

Last week, D3 facilitators stopped in for a visit to People Serving People, the site of a new D3 program that serves homeless teens in Minneapolis.  We had a chance to see their first large scale installation project, and observe new projects in progress.  PSP staff also had an opportunity to participate in a D3 […]

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D3@PSP: A new beginning!

This week starts the beginning of our new project: branding the D3 cart! Because D3 doesn’t have a designated room at PSP, we rely on a basic utility cart for a lot of different uses; mobile storage, sign-in/out desk, desktop workspace, and our snack/beverage station just to name a few. We want to D3-ify the […]

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PSPieces takes flight!

We’ve made it to the end… it’s been a long 9 weeks, but we did it! This week was spent installing, thanking and celebrating. Beau and Emily carved out time during the day to meet with a member of the activities staff and two members of the maintenance staff to install the 180 cranes. It […]

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PSP’s Operation Crane Construction: Complete!

Last week was the final mile in the marathon that was our crane construction. We sprinted to the finish line with our final 30 cranes on Tuesday, totaling over 180 cranes all together! On Wednesday, we pierced and strung all 180 cranes so they were ready for installation next week. The teens were happy to […]

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D3@PSP: DJ’ing our sessions

We are just stepping into the Do It phase and we’re realizing that with the tedious folding of the cranes, there’s a lot of quiet air to fill without our usual discussions, games and activities. With an outstanding attendance of 7-8 teens both days, we knew keeping the whole group focused on our goal for the entire session would be […]

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PSP’s ‘Define’ Intervention

After a successful and supportive meeting with the head of the PSP’s maintenance staff, we got both our designs and installation space approved! Our sessions and project going forward hung in the balance of their feedback, so this was a huge weight lifted. We spent this week truly defining all aspects of our design: how […]

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