As a summer intern at Speak Up Africa, Julia Steketee 18 FD learned about Senegal and how to use her design skills to help people.
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Incoming students who signed up for this year’s Pre-Orientation Service Experience (POSE) learned about the needs of off-campus communities by volunteering at local nonprofits.
Hoping to make a positive impact on the community, videographer Tara Gupta 18 FAV jumped at the opportunity to work with Farm Fresh Rhode Island this summer.
Victims of human trafficking in Louisville, KY are benefiting from life-changing opportunities made possible through an innovative startup called Anchal.
Double major Anthony (Utē) Petit 18 ID/TX makes time to advocate for an inclusive experience for all students of color at RISD.
Rising senior Lucy Crelli 17 AP hopes to pursue a career at the intersection of art, design and activism.
Students involved in RISD’s Leadership
and Community Engagement (LACE) program develop valuable skills through
volunteer work with local nonprofits.
In early May members of the RISD and Brown communities came
together to share thoughts at the second annual Critical Design/Critical
Dedicated to using design for social change, Michael Maltzan BArch 85 is transforming urban life in Los Angeles
artist and author Faith Ringgold encourages students to tap into their talents to tell their
own unique stories.
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