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Projects

The Slow Hands Lab

Jiayi Dong (2019) A program to help Su Embroidery artists increase their economic opportunities and have their value acknowledged by pairing them in collaboration with New York-based contemporary designers. Process Paper: (PDF)

Hey Polly

Sandy Wijaya Guberti-Ng, Alejandro Cercas (2018) An open-source online platform which helps communities and cities with limited English proficient populations (LEP) create more equitable access to vital services. Process Paper: (PDF) www.pollyportal.com.

From the Block

Jelynne Morse, Zoe Bordenet (2019) A civic engagement tool supporting grassroots activists advocating for the use of local knowledge to shape city policies. Process Paper: (PDF)

The MakeGuffin Project

Nicholas Chan, Maria Alejandra Sandoval (2018) A relating-by-making environment for and by individuals on the Autism spectrum that enables individuals to bond and develop informal support systems as they share a common goal around a passion project. Process Paper: (PDF)

Camp Sharon & Karen

Zachary Narva (2019) An event for parents of trans and gender nonconforming kids to process their own personal experience of their kid’s transition in the supportive, judgment-free setting of summer camp. Process Paper: (PDF)

Yummy Secret

Jinwei Hu, Lirong Yang (2018) A program that creates closer relationships between local communities and seniors in nursing homes through recipe and memory sharing. Process Paper: (PDF)

Restore

Jessica Panicola (2019) A participatory assessment for small businesses to improve the trauma-sensitivity of their spaces and increase accessibility. Process Paper: (PDF)

Flying Solo Salon

Lang Qin (2018) In China, the term “leftover women” is a slur identifying women who have passed the usual age of marriage. Flying Solo Salon is an identity and community building program that helps women challenge the stigma. Process Paper: (PDF)

reFashion

Pratiksha Rathi (2019) An educational program that makes high school students aware of fast fashion waste and inspires them to re-purpose their existing clothing through pop-up schools. Process Paper: (PDF)

Rebite

Zongliang Shang, Phoenix Chen (2018) Helping reduce the half a billion pounds of fruit waste generated annually by restaurants in New York City by training young chefs to become zero-waste chefs who repurpose excess fruit into innovative dishes and beverages. Process Paper: (PDF)

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