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DSI Alyson Fraser Diaz and Nishita Chheda on Trauma-Informed Design

Projects

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.”

32 Flavors of Black Women

Jeralyn Powell (2018) Exploring how the intersectionality of being black and a woman affects self-discovery and perception of future selves, 32 Flavors creates a safe space to be accepted and validated while experiencing their multi-faceted identity. Process Paper: (PDF)

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.”

Art Portal

Art Portal Laura Ceron Melo “Art Portal is an art-centered online platform by and for people with justice involvement that seeks to (a) elevate their voices and artwork, (b) raise awareness about the important role of art and community in the reentry and criminal legal fields, and (c) help change the narrative about people with…

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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.”

Autism in the Future

Autism in the Future Yiran Guo “Autism in the Future” aims to build a more inclusive environment for students on the Autism spectrum in China to help them build a better future by changing the perceptions and raising the awareness of autism in society.

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 Liz Roffey

“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.”

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