NCORE 2018

NCORE 2018 New Orleans Start the Conversation This week, we’ll be at the Annual National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), which serves as the leading national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in American higher education. NCORE emphasizes the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, and class with campus programming and the […]

Celebration of Community Peacemakers 2018

Men As Peacemakers CCP 2018

It’s that time of year again! Men As Peacemakers is hosting their Celebration of Community Peacemakers in June! Last year, we branded the event by designing their poster, program, as well as other print and digital elements. Well, we’re back at it! We’ve been working with them to brand their event and help get folks get connected to their fundraiser. This year we chose a design that highlighted elements of community and gave the material a more welcoming feel.

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Some of What We Do Hey Everybody, it’s Jordon here from Blackbird Revolt. If you don’t know about Blackbird Revolt, we’re a group of creatives dedicated to promoting social change through conscious creativity. We work a lot with individuals, organizations, nonprofits and initiatives to effectively challenge the way we think about the world. Now, a […]

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. […]