Blog2011 Archives

Know Logo book

Know Logo book

Are you part of a social change organization that needs to update your logo that a friend put together 10 years ago in Microsoft Word? Are you confused by all the terminology, or where to begin when designing or redesigning
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December 30, 2011 |  By nadia |  Categories: Case Studies, Print Resources
Banks cost Oakland more than protesters

Banks cost Oakland more than protesters

Last week, Design Action sent out a letter to the Oakland City Council, some local businesses, and to local newspapers, in support of Occupy Oakland. The Oakland Tribune published the Op-Ed today (11.15.11) with the headline: “Banks cost Oakland more
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November 15, 2011 |  By nadia |  Categories: Events & Updates

Support the General Strike on November 2

Design Action has voted to be closed for business on Wednesday, November 2nd, in recognition of the General Strike and Day of Action call approved by Occupy Oakland. We realize worker coops are in a unique position, where withholding our
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November 1, 2011 |  By daniel |  Categories: Events & Updates

Communities United Against Islamaphobia

As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approached, the members of Oakland, California design firm Design Action Collective wanted to draw attention to American xenophobia, and emphasize the work of community organizations that have sought to bring targeted communities into conversations
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September 13, 2011 |  By nadia |  Categories: News
Victory for the Campaign to End Wage Theft!

Victory for the Campaign to End Wage Theft!

The Progressive Workers Alliance of San Francisco won a huge victory in August 2011 when the Board of Supervisors passed the Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance. This is a great success for raising awareness around wage theft of undocumented and low-wage
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September 13, 2011 |  By nadia |  Categories: Case Studies
9/11 Anniversary Poster

9/11 Anniversary Poster

After the events of September 11, 2001, Arab, African, Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian (AAMEMSA) immigrant communities have been scapegoated and surrounded by suspicion as a heightened climate of Islamophobia grew. These communities are ethnically and culturally diverse but
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August 31, 2011 |  By sabiha |  Categories: Events & Updates

Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline!

Activists continue sustained sit-ins at the White House to tell President Obama, “NO to the Keystone XL Pipeline!” The Tar Sands Action is two solid weeks of civil disobedience, bringing together protestors from the midwest of the United States and
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August 29, 2011 |  By nadia |  Categories: Events & Updates

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