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Net Impact

May 10, 2016
Net Impact members believe they will be equipped to do more good with experience and skills in interdisciplinary collaboration and design principles. In response, we created the Impact Design Initiative. Through it, members connect, learn,... Read More

The Supply

March 4, 2015
The Supply activates urban slum youth to create the cities of tomorrow through a network of community secondary schools centered on service learning.

Sustainable Cities Initiative

March 4, 2015
The Sustainable Cities Initiative promotes a multidisciplinary approach to urban design through research, community engagement and educational opportunties. The Initiative hopes to inform local organizations and communities such that they can create more sustainable solutions to local issues.

Duke Engage

March 4, 2015
DukeEngage provides students with one time funding such that they can travel within the U.S. or abroad to pursue a meaningful, immersive service trip.

DesignBuild Bluff

March 4, 2015
DesignBuild Bluff is a yearly program where students design and build a sustainable, safe home on the Navajo Reservation.

Center for Community and Learning Partnerships

March 4, 2015
The Center for Community and Learning Partnerships create partnerships that address neighborhood concerns while enhancing the educational and professional environment at Wentworth.

East St. Louis Action Research Project

March 4, 2015
Action Research Illinois (ARI) is a public outreach program that works with partners across the State of Illinois, with a particular focus in East Central Illinois Communities.


March 4, 2015
NASHI establishes a sustainable, affordable and culturally appropriate housing research, design and demonstration home project on the Oglala Lakota College (OLC) campus as the foundation for an ongoing academic service-learning program between the CU Environmental Design program and the Construction Technology program at OLC.

Community Service Center

March 4, 2015
The Community Service Center student participants at the University of Oregon gain important service and professional experience by helping to solve community and regional issues. Through its programs, the CSC works to establish relationships and strengthen the partnerships between faculty and students on Oregon University System (OUS) campuses and community representatives, state and local agencies, and non-profit organizations.


March 4, 2015
AmeriCorps’ VISTA program pairs dedicated individuals with nonprofits and public agencies that work to end poverty. Volunteers work to strengthen the organizational, administrative and financial capacity of organizations that work in poor urban and rural areas in America.

Downtown Design Center

March 4, 2015
The Downtown Design Center engages students in service-learning, research projects and educational opportunities

Project Peris

March 4, 2015
Tisch College’s Project PERIS (Partnering for Economic Recovery Impact through Service) is a unique, university wide public service center. Students have the opportunity to get invlved with a multitude of service projects in the surrounding cmmunity and develop themselves as active citizens.

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