Journal

Journal

As we write this, cases of COVID-19 are increasing exponentially in many places around the world. In response, organizations, schools, and businesses are closing down their physical offices and urging staff to find ways to work from home to minimize the risk of exposure. Early this week, our team met to reflect on what we’ve […]

 

Recently, we submitted HairStory — Rooted: A Firm Foundation for the Future of Black Youth in Ontario’s Systems of Care to the So(cial) Good Design Awards for consideration.  Although we believe competitions like these have been instrumental in shining a light on design that is happening in the social impact / social justice space, we […]

 

A lot has happened since we released the Building Consentful Tech zine in 2017! The zine, which offers up a framework of what consent looks like in digital spaces, has been cited in numerous publications, used as a resource in community programs and trainings around digital safety, and has inspired a prototype of reversible consent. […]

 

Last fall, we worked with Our Data Bodies to design a facilitation guide for people who want to transform their communities through popular education about our digital data. The Digital Defence Playbook gets people to think about ways tech affects their communities rather than trying to teach people the intricacies of how it works.  In […]

 

This summer we worked with Mimi Onuoha and Diana Nucera (a.k.a. Mother Cyborg) to design “A People’s Guide to AI” — a popular education zine about artificial intelligence. For me, just hearing the words “artificial intelligence” was intimidating, as I knew little about the subject. However, when I heard we would be working with Mimi […]

 

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 […]