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DSI Faculty Member Lee-Sean Huang Joins Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation

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13 Days of Violence

by Sara Catalán

“Using art to demonstrate how commonplace violent thoughts and language are, and to move other artists to become activists in raising awareness.”

Aftermoon

by Kate Nicholson

“Aftermoon is the time between 2am and 5am in hospitals when night shift nurses need an invigorating snack to get through the rest of their day; it’s a way to send them one that’s wholesome and nutritious.”

Alert-A-Ride

by Meghan Lazier

“I am helping disabled commuters regain independence and control of their day by creating a mobile app that gives riders access to real-time data and information about current and past rides on paratransit.”

Art Pact

by Azmina Alimohd

“Art Pact supports teachers reaching across disciplines and contexts, to increase the possibilities of creativity in the classroom.”

Ask Me About My Hijab

by Sultana Abbar and Barbara Fang

“Ask Me About My Hijab promotes communication between Muslim women wearing hijabs and non-Muslims, with the goal of increasing understanding and tolerance.”

Backyard Lots

by Kara Isabella

“Backyard Lots is a neighborhood revitalization program that transforms vacant lots into safe and local recreational outlets for the neighborhood of Slavic Village in Cleveland, Ohio.”

Beacon

by Elizabeth Abernethy

“Beacon is a carpooling mentorship program for new teachers in rural parts of the U.S., giving them the support they need to make it through the tough first few years on the job.”

Boiling Down

Ivan Boscariol (2016)

“Boiling down is an after school program that builds healthier relationships in middle schools through cooking.”

Camina Conmigo (Walk With Me)

by Covadonga Abril

“Camina Conmigo (Walk With Me) is a project that connects seniors with younger people, asking them to spend a few hours in the daily life of the other person, in order to help solve a problem that society doesn't always perceive.”

Caravan

by Robin Newman

“Caravan is a website for homeless LGBTQ youth ages 16-24 to find, review and share information on shelters, anonymously.”

136 W 21st St,
5th Fl.
New York, NY 10011
(212) 592–2205

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