The Life, The Work, The Fight

Through the month of February, Zeitgeist Arts Cafe hosted Black Duluth in History: The Life, The Work, The Fight. We played an integral role in shaping the exhibit.

The exhibit was a visual representation of an oral history project that started a couple of years ago. The project was supported by the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial Committee and led by Heidi Bakk-Hansen. We worked to curate and design the show; creating a compelling exhibit for folks to engage.

Freedom Fund Dinner

On February 23, 2018 the Duluth Branch of the NAACP held their Freedom Fund Dinner. The dinner was an opportunity for the branch to raise awareness, spirits, and funds. It was the first time the dinner has been held in over 20 years. The dinner was emceed by Romona Marozas and organized by the Freedom Fund Committee. Terri, our Creative Director, played an integral role in planning the event. As an organization, we also designed all the print and digital material to help promote and brand the event.

Making Mini Movements

This workshop was led by our Visionary Director, Jordon, at the UMD Commission on Equity, Race, and Ethnicity’s 2018 Summit: Creating Inclusive Communities. The abstract was as follows: This presentation will focus on making your circles more equitable through small changes. We all have varying levels of influence and we can use our positions to teach […]

(Un)taught: Learning to Design in a Socially Conscious Way

This workshop was led by our Creative Director, Terri, at the UMD Commission on Equity, Race, and Ethnicity’s 2018 Summit: Creating Inclusive Communities. The abstract was as follows: There are many opportunities inside (and out) of the classroom, that allow students the opportunity to use critical thinking to design creative solutions that make our world a […]

Using Design to Prototype Ways to Create an Inclusive & Supportive Workplace

This is a workshop we led at the UWS Student Affairs Spring Leadership Conference. The abstract was as follows: When folks feel an inability to identify as themselves at work, it negatively affects how they engage in the space as a teammate. You, as a leader, can directly affect positive change by initiating more inclusive behavior. […]

Meet a Creative: Moira

Moira Villiard She/Her Moira (pronounced like theory) is an artist and organizer based in Duluth, MN. She currently works at the American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO) as the Cultural Program Coordinator. Her role with AICHO has helped lead to some incredibly engaging and impactful programming. Additionally, she sits on the board of the Arrowhead regional […]

DRCC

It was our pleasure to work with DRCC to help brand their social media campaign to help raise awareness about the amazing opportunities DRCC can provide to potential employees and clients. Before the launch of their media campaign, we reconstructed their 12 values to fit into 6 themes, which coordinated with their logo elements. We worked with them to […]