DSI Getting Back to Nature with Danielle Skinn’s (‘20) Compostable Pillow Studio

Jade Broomfield

Jade Broomfield, ’17, has Two Jobs. She Likes it That Way.

Jade cares deeply about social justice, and has made it the center of her career. She is a public access design fellow at the Center of Urban Pedagogy, a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement in New York City. But she’s also a graphic designer at…

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Jade Broomfield (2017)

“A program to counteract colorism in elementary schools using mindfulness to break the pattern of discouragement, lack of confidence and stereotyping.”

Jade Broomfield: This Year’s Winner of the Paul Polak Scholarship

“To me, design is simply creative problem solving with a dash of zanyness. I continue to be inspired by the work accomplished at the Design for Social Innovation Program at SVA and the creativity of people like Jade Broomfield, who is receiving the scholarship in my name. Jade, may your future zanyness far exceed mine.” — Paul Polak

Live from The Social Good Summit

Held during the week of the UN General Assembly, this years Social Good Summit #2030NOW conference brought together a lively community of global leaders, politicians, activists, and celebrities to discuss what type of world we want to live in by the year 2030.  This year’s attendees were urged to examine how they could play a role in the 2030 agenda, the main…

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DSI Students Test Their Games for Impact

For the past few weeks, we’ve been creating street games as part of our Games for Impact design class. The topics ranged from Hijab’s, the Syrian refugee crisis, voting in America and exploring New York to kids with immobility. Many of our games took advantage of the public parks and cityscape in New York, but others also used the facilities at DSI.

Jade Broomfield

Jade Broomfield is from northern New Jersey, and graduated from West Virginia University with a BFA in Graphic Design. She currently works for KIPP NJ as a Recruitment Associate and a Freelance Designer. She is a huge advocate for bringing better education initiatives to inner cities.

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