Dew maps ideas
Map ideas for change, needs, and interests to create projects in actual places you encounter each day. Dew is a map of shared aspirations for your city. Add a placemarker to the map to add your vision for what comes next.
Find supporters and collaborators to help make good ideas real in real places. Connect with others online to help grow good ideas through discussion and sharing inspiration on Dew's pinboard.
Mobilize your community through social media and convert online ideas to offline action. Gather neighbors and others in the community to transform your city in tangible ways. Build a support network with your online and offline communities.
Have a say in the future of your city and through the power of groundswell stake new roots. Dew empowers anybody to envision tomorrow and builds open participation in community development.
Anybody can use Dew. We want to make it possible for any person to contribute to the future of their community, regardless of age, income level, home ownership, demographic, or citizenship status.
Nobody owns the map. You are a part of it, and Dew lets you make your mark to describe the world around you. Be a part of a collective understanding of your city. See where your ideas overlap with others', and how shared aspirations can turn into groundswell.
Team up with your neighbors, friends, and family to collaborate on making good ideas real. With its possibility map, Dew can tap into existing community organizing to give form and momentum to grassroots efforts.
Take the community development process into your own hands. By sharing your vision for the future you help give shape to efforts to rebuild America's cities. Dew is part of an open urbanism for the 21st Century.
Our cities are regrowing from the ground up thanks to the exuberance of everyday pioneers around the country redefining the city in innovative ways. Use Dew to launch a new campaign, build an organization, locate events, or build out a space for the next city.
Dew puts community development tools in the hands of everybody. Meet needs in your city now by building a support network of collaborators for good ideas. Help craft solutions to local challenges through collective action.
You can use Dew for projects of any size. The bench, the lot, the block, the corridor, the neighborhood, or even an entire landscape! Dew is about mapping possibilities in any place in the world around you.
While Dew will initially focus on select cities that we know well (lookin' at you, Detroit, NOLA), you can use Dew anywhere in the world. No place is void of possibility, so imagine change near and far!