DSI DSI to Host Creative Reaction Lab’s Equity by Design Bootcamp Series: New York


SHE Co-Lab

Umila Singh (2018) A program that creatively aligns the needs of survivors of domestic violence with community resources to generate a network of support. Process Paper: (PDF)

Condoms 101 Project

Yuwen Wang, Xujun Wang (2018) A new conversation of condom-use for gay men in Beijing colleges that will overcome the current stigma and encourage safety. Process Paper: (PDF)


Yun Ang Tsai (2018) A community helping dogs go forever loving homes from shelters by telling real stories of the rescue world in a new and engaging experience. Process Paper: (PDF)

Identity Explorers

Danielle Hernandez (2018) Guiding interracial families through co-learning about ethnic-racial identity to document a shared narrative so that white parents take action in instilling a positive understanding in their multiracial children. Process Paper: (PDF)

Friends with Death

Luciana Rodrigues (2018) Focusing on helping young people who have lost a parent give their grief a sense of purpose. Process Paper: (PDF)


Corinne Reynolds, Danielle Shepard & Mary Beth Lumley (2018) A digital community organizer that equips citizens with the proven tools and expertise of professional activists – turning them into instruments of change. Process Paper: (PDF)

The {In}Dependent Project

Rutvika Gupta (2018) A grassroots initiative that helps dependent spouses activate citizens in their community to take action for their right to work. Process Paper: (PDF)

The Offline Social Club

Rachel Cho (2018) Offline Social Club seeks to enrich the lives of moms, of children diagnosed with cancer and other chronic illnesses, by providing flexible opportunities to decompress through creative self-care. Process Paper: (PDF)

The Lone eSportsman

Jisheng Chen (2018) To tackle gaming toxicity and create a safer and more inclusive online environment, Jisheng Chen co-designed with NYC’s gaming community a social role playing game that encourages conversation, builds safe boundaries and cultivates sportsmanship within eSports communities. Process Paper: (PDF)


Jessica Panicola (2018) A participatory assessment for small businesses to improve the trauma-sensitivity of their spaces and increase accessibility. Process Paper: (PDF)

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