Are you attending any of the summer conferences? Join us at one of the workshops or convenings we are participating in where we will talk about design for social justice, grassroots fundraising, worker coop organizing, and strategic online organizing.
Allied Media Conference, Detroit | June 16 – 19
Media-based organizing for social justice! Poonam and Kwesi will attend the Design for Social Justice Network Gathering organized by Una Lee. They will also present: Poster Power: Toolkit for the Design Activist (Friday, June 17 at 11:00am) and co-facilitate Sky’s The Limit: Worker-Owned Co-ops for Survival and Experimentation (Saturday, June 18 at 4:00pm) with Jenna Peters-Golden from AORTA.
Netroots Nation, St. Louis | July 14-17
As we close in on the November election, activists continue to hold the candidates accountable around issues of racism, transphobia, anti-Muslim bigotry, and xenophobia. Sabiha and William will represent Design Action Collective at Netroots Nation where they’ll share space with campaign strategists and organizers working in electoral politics. Look for the Design Action booth in the exhibition space.
Worker Coop National Conference, Austin | July 29-31
Bill and Kwesi will be building community with members of worker-owned cooperatives from around the country through skill shares, and discussions on racial and economic justice.
Money for Our Movements, Denver, August 12-14
Design and communication for fundraising continue to shift with new technologies and media. Join Nadia and Andrea at this year’s Social Justice Fundraising conference to explore successful online fundraising campaigns, optimizing your website for maximum fundraising impact, effective visual memes for social media, and best practices for data visualization.