Sheri Blake, Producer / Director / Writer
Detroit Collaborative Design Center... amplifying the diminished voice is the first of several film projects about participatory community design produced by Sou Inernational. Sheri Blake conducted the research for this film. Blake observed and filmed nine workshops over eight months. Several focus groups and key informant interviews were conducted with stakeholders from various DCDC projects. This film represents a best practice approach in collaborative decision-making that has been tested and adapted over ten years by various Detroit Collaborative Design Center staff, and externally evaluated by Blake in the making of this film.