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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. 

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.

Converge:Exchange

March 9, 2015
Converge:Exchange is at once a platform, a moment, and a place that stimulates connections between communities, activists and practitioners in Chicago who use design-thinking in their work.

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.

DesigNYC

March 4, 2015
desigNYC is a platform that connects civic-minded designers with extraordinary non-profits serving the public good. Their focus is local, the approach is multidisciplinary, and the process is participatory and community-centric.

Manzini, Ezio

March 4, 2015
Ezio Manzini is the international coordinator for DESIS (Design for Social Innovation towards Sustainability), a network of university-based design labs, actively involved in promoting and supporting sustainable change.

Randall, Mark

March 4, 2015
Mark Randall is co-founder and director of Worldstudio and Design Ignites Change, both of which focus on creating opportunities for students and practitioners to better engage in and understand design for social change.

IOBY

March 4, 2015
ioby is a platform for crowd-resourcing that helps connect people and resources to neighborhood based projects. Through investing in neighborhood projects, participants become active in improving their community and inspire other people to improve their own neighborhood.

Van Alen Institute

March 4, 2015
The Van Alen Institute is a fellowship of design practitioners and scholars who foster dialogue about the evolving role of architecture in the public realm.

AIGA Design For Good

March 4, 2015
AIGA Design For Good is a global community of design advocates and practitioners.

Designers Without Borders

March 4, 2015
Designers Without Borders is a consortium of designers and design educators working to assist institutions of the developing world with their communication needs.

Project M

March 4, 2015
Project M is a program for creative people who are already inspired to contribute to the greater good, and are looking for a platform to collaborate and generate ideas and projects bigger than themselves.

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