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Fluxus System

May 18, 2016
Our mission is to enhance sustainable development in communities across the economic spectrum by providing governments, the private, public sectors and NGOs with a new way of building quality, sustainable and affordable housing for all.... Read More

Bamboo for Lost Cost Housing

May 10, 2016
Utilising bamboo for addressing housing shortfall across the globe. Leader / Director: Prashant Lingam

Community Impact & Philanthropy Committee @ MKSK

May 10, 2016
The Community Impact & Philanthropy Committee at MKSK (Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, & Planning) provides pro bono and/or low-fee design and planning services that directly benefit the communities surrounding our five offices.  Completed projects include... Read More

Community Impact & Philanthropy Committee @ MKSK

February 5, 2016
The Community Impact & Philanthropy Committee at MKSK (Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, & Planning) provides pro bono and/or low-fee design and planning services that directly benefit the communities surrounding our five offices. Completed projects include landscape improvements in low-income neighborhoods, a master plan and meditation garden at a homeless shelter, and an Alzheimer\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\

PlayWorks

March 4, 2015
Playworks’ vision is that one day every child in America will have access to safe, healthy play - every day.

SCIDPDA

March 4, 2015
Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) is a neighborhood-based community developer. They were started by the community in 1975 “to preserve, promote and develop the Seattle Chinatown International District as a vibrant community and unique ethnic neighborhood.” 

Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation Prototype Houses

March 4, 2015
Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation Prototype Houses build prototype houses with alternative construction methods and materials including haybale construction, compressed-earth blocks, and structural insulated panels.

Reason to Give

March 4, 2015
Headquartered in the Puerto Rican neighborhood of Humboldt Park, Reason To Give seeks to educate people about our neighborhood's residents, history and culture while providing a simple, innovative way to lend a hand to the community.

Act For Youth

March 4, 2015
ACT for Youth connects youth-serving program providers with resources, information, and each other. ACT for Youth works with adolescent pregnancy prevention projects in New York State (CAPP, PREP, and STYA) and shares online resources to all.

Hester Street Collaborative

March 4, 2015
Hester Street Collaborative's (HSC) mission is to empower residents of underserved communities by providing them with the tools and resources necessary to have a direct impact on shaping their built environment. They do this through a hands-on approach that combines design, education, and advocacy.

Something in Particular

March 4, 2015
Something in Particular (SIP) is an initiative founded in 2011 aimed at bringing deserved attention to the modern day creatives shaping the South, from the artists to the social innovators. They seek to explore, inform and connect creativity across the region in order to elevate the South to a larger international audience

Summer of Solutions

March 4, 2015
Summer of Solutions' mission is to bring young climate activists together from across the country to learn from one another. They would like to help people around the country start programs to help solve the climate crisis, whether that is starting green manufacturing initiatives, designing urban food projects, weatherizing homes, educating people about environmental issues and how to help, or simply learning how to organize.

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