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DiscoverDesign.org

October 10, 2017
The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) presents DiscoverDesign.org as an online platform for engaging students, teachers, and mentors in the design process. 

Artists For Humanity

September 11, 2017
Artists For Humanity’s (AFH) mission is to bridge economic, racial, and social divisions by providing under-resourced urban youth with the keys to self- sufficiency through paid employment in art and design. Our mission is built on twin philosophies: Engagement in the creative process is a powerful force for social change, and creative entrepreneurship is a productive and life-changing opportunity for young people and their communities.

YLabs

August 25, 2017
OUR MISSION: Improve health and livelihoods among disadvantaged youth WHAT WE DO: YLabs designs programs that address the key health challenges facing disadvantaged youth (10-24 years). HOW: We help governments and local organizations design, evaluate and scale new ways to improve young people’s health and economic futures.

Call for Entries: 2017 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

February 13, 2017
The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries... Read More

Open Architecture Collaborative

July 6, 2016
The Open Architecture Collaborative is the platform for bringing together under resourced communities and architectural designers to actualize their full potential through positive action. The international network provides organizational support, individual trainings and resources, and a global network platform for community focused, volunteer design chapters.

Agenda28

May 18, 2016
Agenda28 is an impact design studio created at the Harvard Innovation Lab offering design strategy, brand identity, digital design and product design. The studio gives scholarships to talented designers from emerging economies where they work along with Agenda28's top designers to transform their design practice.

SURI (Shelter Unit for Rapid Installation)

May 10, 2016
SURI is an innovative concept of shelter for emergency accommodation. Leader / Director: Pedro Sáez

The Elevated Studio

May 10, 2016
The Elevated Studio promotes social equality by expanding access to values-driven design that helps individuals and communities achieve economic and physical resilience and sustainability. FOUNDED BY DESIGN PROFESSIONALS AIMING TO ELEVATE INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES THROUGH... Read More

PointB

March 4, 2015
pointB supports change agents along the Thailand-Myanmar border who are working with displaced people from Myanmar in refugee camps and migrant communities.

Advance Aid

March 4, 2015
Advance Aid is all about innovation in humanitarian aid and development. Their aim is to look for new approaches and to bring all of the creativity and skills of the business world to the provision of aid and development products and services.

ecoMOD

March 4, 2015
Since 2004, the ecoMOD Project at UVA has worked with a variety of affordable housing organizations to create energy efficient and low impact housing units. The project teams include students and faculty from a variety of disciplines, and collectively they have designed, built and evaluated twelve housing units on eight sites.

Saving Lives at Birth

March 4, 2015
Saving Lives at Birth seeks groundbreaking prevention and treatment approaches for pregnant women and newborns in poor, hard-to-reach communities around the time of delivery

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