Welcome Event

Ken Workman

The weekend-long gathering, beginning in the afternoon of Friday, Sep 30, opens with a Welcome Program that will frame themes of network organizing, introduce partners, and orient attendees to on-site and virtual gathering spaces alike. Ken Workman, Council Member of the Duwamish Tribe and Descendant of Chief Seattle, opens the gathering with a welcome and land acknowledgement. Designer and strategist Yingzhao Liu shares principles of network organizing, grounding the event in how and why we come together.