GENDESIGN PROJECTS

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RECENT PROJECTS

Accessing Food Assistance in Indianapolis

We organized a two-day Generate and Design session at the Indianapolis Public Library that included organizations and government leaders working on food insecurity in the region. Together, we generated ideas that led to three mobile app designs that solve particular problems in their area.

Visit our Medium page to learn more about what happened.

To collect local feedback and identify public need, posters describing the app designs were displayed in 38 public places all around Indianapolis as well as online. Data, insight, and recommendations were provided to the Mayor's office in Indianapolis and this information informed more local explorations and events that led to the development and  launch of Community Compass, a mobile app that includes many of the features and was driven by community based organizations that participated in the original Generate and Design sessions in Indianapolis. We are thrilled with the outcome!

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We gathered people from Bay Area youth services, food insecurity, policy, government, and social services organizations to consider how technology might help solve problems related to youth food insecurity.

Participants created designs that solve problems critical to childhood hunger. Their ideas were developed into posters that accompanied events in Boston, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Feedback from these events and comments received online informed a design that will be developed by Kintone.

Solving problems related
to youth hunger

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 Solving local problems in Brazil 

Improving service delivery at domestic violence organizations

Staff from domestic violence organizations gathered at the Philadelphia Free Library to consider how technology might help solve problems that providers encounter.

Due to COVID-19, efforts to gather feedback were postponed. If you're interested in providing feedback, please read more about the mobile app designs and provide your comments.

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Community members gathered at public libraries to participate in Generate and Design events in Brazil. What followed were three mobile app designs that were developed into posters and displayed at public libraries across Brazil.

The mobile app ideas received copious feedback and comments, and were developed into a community project, a web service, and a mobile app. Read more about the Feito Na Biblioteca project.

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