Supporting Women’s Micro-Enterprises in Nigeria

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2017-06-19T11:41:02+00:00

Empower women of Northern Nigeria with the skills to start their own micro-enterprises.  At the Abuja Summer Institute, 30 young women will learn entrepreneurial skills, video production, and graphic design to develop their own micro-enterprises. Through ASI, young women will produce content and products to start and manage their enterprises as well as develop [...]

Protecting Livelihoods of Street Hawkers

2017-06-19T11:24:02+00:00

India's economy is supported by a massive informal work sector. This category of work provides income for millions of poor people in urban areas. Included in this group is over 10 million street hawkers (vendors) throughout India's major cities who use entrepreneurial means to make a living. Until the Indian parliament enacted The Street [...]

Cultivando Mesas Verdes

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2017-06-19T11:17:29+00:00

Due to food injustice in the Pajaro Valley community members, primarily Latinx farm workers and their families, suffer from chronic health issues. Many of these farmworkers in Pajaro Valley are living in food deserts. Food deserts are impoverished areas without access to fresh produce due to the lack of wholesome food providers like grocery stores [...]

Knowledge is Power: Children’s Movement Fresno

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2017-06-19T10:03:55+00:00

I'm working with The Children's Movement Fresno (TCM), an organization working to improve children's health and education outcomes in Fresno County. Since TCM is driven by community activism, we are working together to strengthen the org's communication with its constituents and community members. We are designing a template for a [...]

Creating the Sangha Portal: An Online Community for ‘Prison Yoga Project’ Yoga Teachers

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2017-06-13T14:14:45+00:00

Creating the Sangha Portal: An Online Community for 'Prison Yoga Project' Yoga Teachers People Served Directly People Served Indirectly Name: Michelle Pancake College Affiliation: Kresge College Major: GISES Graduation Date: Spring 2016 Project Date: December 2015 - June 2016 Partner Org: Prison Yoga Project Partner Website: prisonyogaproject.org Technologies [...]

Resume and Tech Essentials Workshop for the Teen Center from the Davenport Resource Center

2017-06-13T14:14:57+00:00

Resume & Tech Essentials Workshop for the Teen Center from the Davenport Resource Center People Served Directly People Served Indirectly Name: Adriana Guevara College Affiliation: College Eight Major: GISES Graduation Date: Spring 2016 Project Date: Early Fall 2015 Partner Org: Davenport Resource Cener Partner Website: www.cabinc.org/drsc Technologies Used: [...]

Leveraging Communications to Aid Los Angeles Area Foster Youth

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2017-06-13T14:15:41+00:00

Leveraging Communications to Aid Los Angeles Area Foster Youth People Served Directly People Served Indirectly Name: Julissa Sanchez College Affiliation: Stevenson College Major: GISES Graduation Date: Spring 2016 Project Date: Summer 2014 Partner Org: United Friends of the Children Partner Website: unitedfriends.org Technologies Used: Social Media Project Themes: [...]

The Digitized Survey Project

2017-06-13T14:15:51+00:00

The Digitized Survey Project People Served Directly People Served Indirectly Name: Tonje Switzer College Affiliation: Oakes College Major: GISES Graduation Date: Spring 2016 Project Date: April-June 2016 Partner Org: Everett Program Partner Website: everettprogram.org Technologies Used: Kobo Toolbox Project Themes: Digital Surveying, Community Based Participatory Research, Housing Crisis [...]

The SRO Worker’s Empowerment Project

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2017-06-13T14:17:30+00:00

The SRO Worker's Empowerment Project People Served Directly People Served Indirectly Name: Sandy Jiang College Affiliation: College Eight Major: GISES, HAVC Graduation Date: Spring 2016 Project Date: Summer 2015 Partner Org: Chinatown Community Developmet Center Partner Website: chinatowncdc.org Technologies Used: Tablets Project Themes: Worker Empowerment, Chinese Immigrant Parents, [...]