Social Stitching for Change
Marie Schacht Keynotes - The Marie Schacht talks on social stitching explores her passion for using design as a tool for...
Marie Schacht's Community Building Talk Brings People Together
Schacht defines social stitching as a group of techniques that allow someone to create connections between resources, people and places to strengthen relationships and encouraging social change. These techniques consist of tools and equipment including citizenship, problem-solving and optimism. She identifies three basic stitches: joining, mending and creating. The social quilt brings together different fabrics to make a difference. While she admits social stitching is a basic concept in her community-building talk, Schacht also notes it's one that is missing.