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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.

SFNOMA – NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF MINORITY ARCHITECTS (BAY AREA)

August 8, 2017
WORK WITH US IN CIVIC CREATIVITY  Building on a deep legacy of community engagement, SFNOMA is your local design advocacy platform.  Member firms are civic creatives.  We work closely with communities and community leaders to develop experiences,... Read More

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.

[AUTONOMA] International Conference on Urban Autonomy and the Collective City

May 18, 2016
[AUTONOMA] is an initiative undertaken by a group of Onassis Foundation Scholars, and independent researchers, who joined their academic and professional background in Urban Design, Sustainability, Geography, and Urban Sociology to reflect on the vision of the collective city. [Speakers] Pier Vittorio Aureli /// Rafi Segal /// Cameron Tonkinwise /// Doina Petrescu /// Constantin Petcu /// Erik Swyngedouw /// Maria Kaika /// Stavros Stavridis /// Miguel Robles Duran /// Ethel Baraona Pohl /// Cesar Reyes Najera /// Nikos Belavilas /// Nikos Anastasopoulos ///Leopold Lambert

Joey’s Corner

March 9, 2015
Joey’s Corner provides pro-bono strategic design services for non-profit groups that focus on health care, children’s and social well-being issues. The non-profit design studio provides corporate identity, marketing, website design and product development to assist organizations streamline their message and raise awareness of their issue.

Echoing Green Fellows

March 6, 2015
Echoing Green funds social entrepreneurs using venture capital investments. The Fellowship Program offers seed-stage funding and personal support to high potential social leaders.

Draper/Richards/Kaplan Fellowship

March 6, 2015
The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation uses global venture philanthropy to fund social entrepreneurs. Fellows receive hands on support from the Foundations board and $100,000 annually for a three year term.

Venture for America Fellowship

March 6, 2015
Venture for America promotes responsible entrepreneurship that benefits the businessperson and the community in which they work. The 2-year fellowship enables recent graduates to hone their business skills in a start-up company while also providing opportunity and positive impact in the city where they work.

Skoll Foundation

March 6, 2015
The Skoll Foundation drives large scale change by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs and the innovators who help them solve the world’s most pressing problems.

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