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Projects

Talking to the Blue

Talking to the Blue Baitian Yu Helping young artists in Northeast China get the information they need as artists in the world right now.

Sisters Can

Sisters Can Alisha Mahen and Elana Wolpert Sisters Can is a co-created English curriculum that gives Yemeni immigrant students information on their career paths with the power of inspirational role-model storytelling.

It Is Your Turn

It Is Your Turn Dorothy Dai An engagement board game combined with in-person feedback that motivates older Chinese immigrants to formulate, express and share their needs with experts in their local senior centers, and inspire the centers to improve their services.

Thrival Mode

Thrival Mode Dhara Shah Thrival Mode is about holding systems and institutions that affect decisions regarding neighborhood character accountable to the needs of immigrant neighborhoods to affect forces that cause displacement and erasure of culture.

Untangling Philanthropy

Untangling Philanthropy Grace Kang and Grace Kwon Disrupting power dynamics in philanthropy by challenging funders to cultivate collaborative partnerships with their grantees and ground relationships in trust.

Workways: Building an Inclusive Creative Economy

Workways: Building an Inclusive Creative Economy Andrea Miranda Salas Workways is a worker-centric data-gathering toolkit built to amplify equitable business models that provide direct pathways into the creative economy for immigrant women of color in NYC.

Shero Comic

Shero Comic Xuan Cheng This project aims to increase opportunities for creating positive female representations in mainstream superhero comics by opening up conversations around female life experiences in the comic community.

Workways: Building an Inclusive Creative Economy

Workways: Building an Inclusive Creative Economy Vanessa Yip Workways is a worker-centric data-gathering toolkit built to amplify equitable business models that provide direct pathways into the creative economy for immigrant women of color in NYC.

Storied Lives

Storied Lives Ryana Bryan Storied Lives addresses intergenerational tension in black families through creative reflection and storytelling. Investigating, creating, and sharing personal narratives builds individual power and can start to break down generational barriers. By connecting those stories to a larger community narrative, this project aims to create an intentional and transformative space where creative…

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Youth Action Lab

Youth Action Lab Lorena Estrella Youth Action Lab is an afterschool club for middle schoolers that uses storytelling and creative expression to explore questions on race & identity.

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

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