CoLAB is a platform for hands-on education and media literacy based in Elsewhere’s living museum

This Spring, Elsewhere is launching two CoLAB, projects with the support of the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro’s Future Fund. CoLAB’s first project, CITY LAB will bring together 10-15 young leaders to investigate local and regional issues that affect civic participation in Guilford County and the upcoming 2012 Presidential elections.

Participants will co-design a project that explores how our local government works, and develop experiments in civic participation through interactive media that share the voice of youth in the Triad. Students will learn
» how to use photo and video
» how to edit short films,
» how to screenprint,
» make hand-made books
» use blogging and social
media tools

When: Starts September 12th- November 6th, 2012
How Long: 10 Weeks
(1-2 hr. sessions each week)
Where: 606 S. Elm, Greensboro (Travel Stipends Available)
Who: High School / Young Adults

To nominate a candidate or apply yourself, include your contact information (phone, school you attend, email, address etc) and tell us why you or the person you’re nominating would make a good candidate.

Please send all nominations and applications by September 1, 2012 to