CCE is partnering with the Carlsen Center for Innovation &
Entrepreneurship at Sacramento State to deliver a four-part
workshop series aimed at providing an innovation mindset,
framework, and toolkit for civic and social innovators. The
series aims to generate a set of actionable ideas for key civic
and social issues in the Greater Sacramento Region.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn:
Design thinking process and understanding a problem with
Proven tools and methods for effective brainstorming and
Building and establishing a culture conducive to
Key subject matter about specific areas of
The target audience for this workshop series includes:
local leaders in social or civic services
entrepreneurs who want to make a positive impact on society
anyone who wants to become a social innovator
This series will have four separate sessions dedicated to taking
participants through the foundations of design
thinking. Participants will join breakout rooms at
certain points to discuss specific issues and hear from
subject matter experts.
Course Schedule and Registration
Registration has closed.
The purpose of the Social Innovation Series is to provide civic
and social innovators with proven and repeatable tools and
methods for generating tangible ideas to social challenges. The
resulting ideas generated from the series will support the
Greater Sacramento Region in solving some of its key issue areas.
In addition, the series will empower civic and social innovators
to bring new ideas to the floor and build a culture of
The tangible ideas generated during this series will have the
opportunity to be exercised with future programming through the
Carlsen Center (i.e. Virtual Entrepreneurship Toolkit