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Crossroads Fund supports community organizations working on issues of social and economic justice in the Chicago area.
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
As I grew as a designer, I saw the social implications of the work that I was doing and decided to pursue it further. Design can impact people and societies, and it carries a lot of weight. That is why I am getting my MA in Social Design, where I...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Watts House Project (WHP) is an ongoing, artist-driven neighborhood redevelopment effort centered in East 107th Street in South Los Angeles, across from the historic Watts Towers. Inspired by the iconic Towers and the history of the neighborhood in...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The Habeas Lounge is a space for civic dialogue where project staff, and volunteers work together to curate a series of public discussions and exchanges on critical civic and democracy-related topics. The Lounge uses the built environment to provide...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The Council for the Arts supports arts projects in all disciplines with grants that range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. Three times a year, the Council Grants Committee reviews applications from students, faculty and staff and...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Through a collaborative thesis effort with colleague, Cinnamon Janzer, we are working on exploring the intersection of social design and the social sciences. Currently, we are in the process of developing a research model for design within the...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Last Updated: July 15, 2015
What is American culture? While many countries long ago defined their culture and heritage, our culture is less easily described. A recent New York Times essay on identity raised thought-provoking questions about the diversity and fluidity of the...
Last Updated: December 2, 2015
Since 1967, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (the Commission or DCCAH) has supported and advanced the arts and humanities of the District of Columbia.  Through carefully calibrated investments across a range of targeted and general...
Last Updated: April 20, 2016
United Arts of Central Florida funds arts and cultural projects through multiple grant programs. Projects for social change would best apply through the mini-grant. The program offers up to $2,500, and requires a $1:$1 match. Projects must occur in...
Last Updated: July 1, 2016
Saving Our Sons & Sisters International (SOSSI) is a 501c3 non-profit organization made up of “no excuse” lead- ers of integrity committed to making a difference in the lives of youth and adults, by transforming and improving their educational...
Last Updated: August 12, 2016
The mission of Creative Action is to spark and support the academic, social and emotional development of young people. Through interactive classroom performances, after school arts residencies and community-based programs, Creative Action’s team of...
Last Updated: October 19, 2016
The MARZ Project is a safe space for youth engaging in healthy self-expression, confidence and leadership skills building, and building a creative and just community.
Last Updated: October 19, 2016
The Clubhouse Network is an international community of 100 Clubhouses located in 19 countries, providing youth with life-changing opportunities for over 22 years.Each Clubhouse provides a creative, safe, and free out-of-school learning environment...
Last Updated: October 21, 2016
The mixed media and digital artwork I produce reflect and illustrate my interest in dissolving boundaries and celebrating connections between art, writing, science and other typically unassociated disciplines. Primary themes include family, history...
Last Updated: October 21, 2016

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