(LOUISVILLE, Ky - July 26, 2019) The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky will host a free all-day workshop on creating infographics that will inspire policy change and mobilize grass roots movement on Friday, Aug. 2, in Louisville.
International speaker, Adobe Creative Residency alumna, and award-winning infographic designer Jessica Bellamy, will lead the workshop. Topics covered will include drafting icons, composing infographics, using power dynamics in design, framing data, asset vs. deficit mapping, how to find information and grassroots design strategies.
The workshop - Infographics for Social Change: A Graphic Ally Hackathon - is scheduled for Friday, August 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky offices, 1640 Lyndon Farm Court, Suite 100, Louisville, 40223. All participants must register here. Attendees are also strongly encouraged to view the Foundation's recent one-hour webinar, "Key concepts for Data Viz," led by Bellamy, in advance of the workshop; the webinar can be viewed here.
The workshop is free and offered as part of the Foundation's initiative to make training programs available to Kentucky health coalitions and nonprofits.
Upcoming Health for a Change training opportunities, details on the contents and presenters, as well as recordings of previous events can be found by visiting the Health for a Change page on the Foundation website here.
About the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Funded by an endowment, the mission of the nonpartisan Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is to address the unmet health needs of Kentuckians by developing and influencing policy, improving access to care, reducing health risks and disparities, and promoting health equity. Since the Foundation opened its doors in 2001, it has invested nearly $28 million in health policy research, advocacy, and demonstration project grants across the Commonwealth. Follow the Foundation on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, and visit our website at www.healthy-ky.org.
Bonnie J. Hackbarth