Photo from a recent Feathers of Hope: Culture Identity and Belonging advisory meeting, where young people worked on co-designing a graphic novel that will educate other children and youth about their rights. Feathers of Hope is one of several community development initiatives of the Ontario Child Advocate. And Also Too is deeply disappointed by the […]

 

If you can’t make it to a session we’re presenting at the Allied Media Conference — or if you did make it but we happened to run out of handouts — fear not! Here are the resources and worksheets we’ll be sharing over the weekend: Building Consentful Tech Saturday June 16, 2018 2:00pm – 3:30pm […]

 

If you follow us on Instagram, you might have caught our #studiocare posts. We’ve been sharing the strategies we’re putting into practice to take better care of ourselves and of each other. Our latest post is about digital safety: In the face of threats to data privacy and online safety, there are steps we can […]

 

I delivered this brief provocation at Technology and its Discontents: Building Power for a New Paradigm, the launch event for the New School’s Digital Equity Laboratory: The Milano School of Public & Urban Policy is proud to announce the launch of its new trans-disciplinary center, the Digital Equity Laboratory (DEL). To support collaboration and strategic intervention to […]

 

At the end of September, the four of us gathered in Toronto for a 2-day retreat. It was our first time being in the same room together at the same time — Shameela and Sylver are based in Toronto but have different schedules, Lupe lives in Montreal, and I am mostly in Vermont. We see […]

 

Each June, I head to Detroit to join hundreds of designers, artists, technologists, and organizers who are using media to imagine and build more just futures. The beauty of the Allied Media Conference is its unwavering focus on media strategies that are working for — and developed by — communities that are marginalized and threatened by […]

 

This post originally appeared on designjusticenetwork.org Design’s power lies in its mediation of daily life. Through branding, design communicates the financial status of consumers. Through art direction, it sets standards for which bodies are considered normal and desirable. Through architecture and urban planning, it determines what our neighborhoods look like. These are not just forms […]