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Feb 25: Design Serves Blitz

Design Serves (D*Serve) teaches the practice of design thinking to K-12 youth to help activate them as creative changemakers.

On February 25, Civic Creatives will partner with MAKES, a makerspace and career prep program at South Tech High School, to facilitate a Design Serves blitz workshop that teaches high school aged girls the process

On Speaking: Women’s March

On Monday I re-read Rep. John Lewis’s speech from WashU’s 2016 Commencement. I also read my own words that I’d spoken nights before at WashU’s commencement ceremony for art students.

From his words, I kept courage.

“If you see something that’s not right, not fair, not just, do something about it,” he

Design Observer “Creative Will: What It Takes to Shift Creative Organizations and Industries toward Greater Racial Equity”

As a new political administration and cultural climate continues to unfold in the United States, there will be demand and need for more industries and populations of people to rise up for the protection and sustainability of justice, unity, and humanity across the nation and world. Industries of creative practice are presented with a crucial set of roles and opportunities in which to contribute, design, and actualize systems, tools, cultural norms, and services that will benefit the collective mass of citizens moving forward.

To Zim, with Vision

I received an email blast today from Zim Ugochukwu, CEO of Travel Noire, via her regular mailer of stories and life inspiration from her journeys as an entrepreneur. Typically, when I receive these emails, I smile, accept the inspiration it provides, and proceed forward to the next of dozens of emails in my

Joining the Forward through Ferguson Board of Directors

Press Release by Forward through Ferguson
 

Forward Through Ferguson Expands Board

A year after the Ferguson Commission released its findings, a non-profit organization drives progress toward Racial Equity in metropolitan St. Louis.

St. Louis—Seven St. Louis area residents dedicated to the cause of bringing Racial Equity to the region have been added to the founding