Archive for the ‘Community Engagement’ Category

Worldstudio + AIGA Award $46,000 in Scholarships

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Jonathan Torres mentors high school students in a YMCA Youth Institute. Ajani Takahashi Lofton strives to fight against selfishness and prejudice. These are just two examples of college students studying art and design in the United States who also demonstrate a commitment to social responsibility and have been awarded Worldstudio AIGA 2012 Scholarships.

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Gardening + Basketball = Health + Fitness

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Hometown hero, Harlem Globetrotter Larry “Gator” Rivers, returned to Savannah three years ago and teamed up with an old friend, Dr. Mildred McClain, a leader in environmental justice and executive director of Harambee House. Together they are launching Harambee Farms a series of community gardens throughout Savannah to provide neighborhoods with fresh, organic produce and much needed jobs for young people.

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Worldstudio’s Design Ignites Change Exhibit

Friday, February 17th, 2012

In February, East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania showcased an exhibit of student work and videos from Worldstudio’s Design Ignites Change program. In conjunction with the exhibition, Mark Randall lead a social design workshop for advance communication design students and gave a lecture to the school.

Community Engagement and Notre Dame

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Notre Dame logoThis spring, Worldstudio embarked on a project with Notre Dame’s Office of Public Affairs and Center for Social Concerns to assess the University’s community engagement efforts and how those efforts are being understood and perceived by key audiences. (more…)

Urban Forest Project update

Monday, July 11th, 2011

The Urban Forest Project banners hanging in Washington, DC and Tacoma, WA.

A series of 100 banners were recently installed in the heart of Washington, DC, the latest city to collaborate with Worldstudio on The Urban Forest Project. This innovative environmental, public arts initiative is being presented by District Department of Transportation (DDOT), in collaboration with AIGA DC, the Corcoran College of Art + Design, and the Downtown DC Business Improvement District.

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Answering Adversity One Image at a Time

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Worldstudio consulted on the mission, strategy and messaging for the Young Photographer’s Alliance, a new non-profit organization which supports emerging photographers. For the Alliance’s inaugural mentoring initiative, Answering Adversity, Worldstudio developed the concept and structure of the program along with the theme and supporting materials, such as outreach collateral and mentoring guides. Worldstudio then worked with the Alliance over the life of the project to ensure success. What follows is a story about the program and the impact it has had on the participants.

The team from San Francisco gathers to review images

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Working with two great non-profits

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010


Andréa Pellegrino has joined the Board of Directors of Hope Floats Initiative, a team of doctors, architects and designers that works with – not for – underserved communities in partnership, helping them take ownership of a sustainable future through basic healthcare, permanent housing, education and job training.


Mark Randall has joined the advisory board of desigNYC, whose mission is to improve the lives of New Yorkers by connecting nonprofits and civic groups serving the public good with passionate, professional pro bono design services.

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