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Canversation

Chuyao Geng, Ishita Jain (2018) More than 7,000 “local recyclers” divert recyclables from the landfills, but their contribution is not known. Canversation provides an interactive stage and behind-the-scenes understanding that changes the way New Yorkers see their lives and contributions. Process Paper: (PDF)

Caravan

by Robin Newman

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

Cass

by Nazlı Cangönül

“Cass is a text-based communication outlet for women dealing with sexism at work in theır early careers. It activates a more constructive self- reflection process in response to sexist incidents.”

Chalk Circle Change

by Carl Landegger

“We are a social movement circling litter with sidewalk chalk within the public space to make the statement that we all want to live in a cleaner environment.”

Chinatown Connects

Siqi Liang (2017)

“A community newspaper created by and for Chinese seniors to solve their issues of loneliness and isolation in the United States.”

Clo.

by Hannah Phang and Bruno Silva

“Clo is a clothing sharing platform for college age women that uses borrowing to reduce the consumption of new clothes.”

Clutter Capsule

by Juno Lee

“Clutter Capsule is a service that helps people realize they don’t need (or even want) everything they have.”

Come Together Birmingham

by Rachel Dixon

“Come Together Birmingham is dedicated to improving race relations in Birmingham, Alabama, and it explores how healing and reconciliation from segregation and Jim Crow can be achieved through open dialogue and creativity.”

Comedere

by Jenn Emmons

“I am creating a consumer product for low-income working Mexicans to acquire healthier and better eating habits through 5 minute breakfasts.”

Common Bond

Lauren Gardner (2016) and Caroline McAndrews (2016)

“A method for educators to engage parents in protecting diversity, both in and out of the classroom.”

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