- Center for Urban Pedagogy
Using the power of design and art to support meaningful civic engagement, in partnership with marginalized communities.
- Speed & Scale
Speed & Scale is an action plan and resource hub to end climate chaos.
- Students Not Products
A study by Human Rights Watch exposing the harm governments and education tech companies are causing children by harvesting their personal data.
- Girls Who Code Annual Report 2021
A look back 10 years and forward 10 years at Girls Who Code's journey championing STEM education and teaching girls to code.
- Brooklyn Defenders
A leading legal defense organization representing over 25,000 Brooklynites a year was ready to amplify the grit and grace of its vision, its people, its clients, and community.
- Generator Z
An ideas lab for teens and afterschool providers to reimagine the future of afterschool.
A new website for a non-profit design studio committed to reimagining institutions and public services for all.
- Osborne Association
Celebrating depth and dignity in Osborne’s century-long commitment to comprehensive services for incarcerated people and their families.
- Path to 100K
100kin10 partnered with over 300 organizations to bring 100,000 new STEM teachers into the field in less than 10 years. This is the story of how they did it.
- CJA Pretrial Release Dashboard
Explore data about New Yorkers who were previously arrested, charged with an offense, and who were currently on pretrial release
- Justice Navigator
The Justice Navigator helps law enforcement agencies and communities make data-driven changes that advance more equitable policing.
- Vera Overdose Deaths and Jail Incarceration
Using Data to Confront Two Tragic Legacies of the U.S. War on Drugs
- Your Family Your Rights
An advocacy and education website created for parents impacted by the family regulation system.
- Your Mind Matters
Bringing together people living with mental illness and supporters to raise awareness for the solutions Fountain House provides.
- Fountain House
A new website for a national mental health nonprofit fighting to improve health, increase opportunity, and end social and economic isolation for people living with serious mental illness.
- Skoll Foundation
A new website for a philanthropy investing in creating a more just and equitable world through social entrepreneurship.
- Girls Who Code
Girls Who Code is reinventing the future of technology by building the world’s largest pipeline of women engineers.
- The Future of Work and Cities
Three existential forces — rapid urbanization, technological upheaval of our labor force, and climate change — are on a collision course. What’s at stake for the future of work and cities?
- Vote Early Day
A new nonpartisan cultural holiday designed to bring together all Americans to know, and act on, their voting options.
- The Appeal
New brand architecture for a groundbreaking digital publication aimed at solving the problems of discrimination, inequity, and injustice in our society.
- Motion For Justice
A resource hub that equips prosecutors—the legal system’s powerful gatekeepers and decision makers—to reduce racism-fueled harm to Black and brown communities.
- Legal Action Center
LAC fights discrimination, builds health equity, and restores opportunities for people with criminal records, substance use disorders, and HIV/AIDS.
- Restoring Promise
Working cooperatively to honor heritage and build trust in programs that restore dignity to young adults in the criminal legal system.
- Fountain House Virtual Clubhouse
Creating spaces where people experiencing serious mental illness find strength in community.
- Todos Together
Nearly 1 million undocumented immigrants live in New York State. Many are excluded from Federal COVID-19 emergency assistance funds.
- Evaluating College Support
An innovative experiment in scholarships tracks the impact of targeted financial aid on Nebraska's college students.
- The Count
A web-based video series from The Appeal about protecting the integrity of the 2020 presidential election.
- What Policing Costs
Uncovering the true cost of policing in dozens of cities across America.
- Behavioral Health Crisis Alternatives
Highlighting how communities are mobilizing to provide safe, inclusive, and non-escalatory support to folks experiencing behavioral health crises.
- Power the Polls
A custom toolkit for downloading the graphic assets and accessing messaging to celebrate Power the Polls during the 2020 elections
- SAFE Initiative
Every person deserves the right to legal representation, regardless of immigration status.
- COVID-19 and Criminal Justice: City and State Spotlights
Shining a light on how U.S. cities responded — or didn't — to the coronavirus crisis within the prison system.
- Portraits of Leadership
When COVID-19 hit, we were all scrambling to know how to lead. We skipped the guesswork and asked nonprofit execs for their candid advice.
A rapid-response site that conveys important public health messages in an accessible way to support young people through COVID-19.
- Justice Not Fear
At this pivotal moment in sentencing reform, we should be building a more fair future. Instead, our leaders are using fear to double down on the status quo.
A more polished presence for the New York Association of Pretrial Services, whose members are dedicated to pretrial-release services and non-incarcerative alternatives for criminal cases.
- For the 6th
A campaign centered on saving public defense in the state of Louisiana.
- Health Is Justice
Impact advocacy to change laws and practices that punish instead of promote public health.
After 20 years of bringing joy to classrooms all over the country, DonorsChoose was ready to reintroduce itself to the world with a fresh face and new visual story.
- Pete for America
Pete Buttigieg was uniquely positioned to bridge the divides tearing this country apart.
- MTV Social Impact Squad
A family of some of the best-known names in television—from MTV to Comedy Central—leverage their platforms to promote equity and inclusion.
A new kind of movement that trains and equips public defenders to coalesce their individual experiences into a nationwide push for a more compassionate justice system.
- America Off Balance
America's national debt crisis is complicated. America Off Balance breaks it down, explains how it will affect you, and empowers you to solve it.
- Tuyo Media
A mentorship program working toward a more equitable, interconnected, and global generation of regional journalists whose perspectives are underrepresented in media narratives.
- While They Wait
Nilda & her son fled violence only to be separated in the US. Together now & applying for asylum, they are among 1 million struggling to survive while they wait.
- Soledad O'Brien Productions
A bold, provocative brand for journalist Soledad O'Brien's boundary-pushing production company.
- New York City Criminal Justice Agency
CJA works to reduce unnecessary pretrial detention in NYC.
- Quit Lying
Big Vape has been lying since they said vaping was safe. Now, the truth is out.
- SparkYouth NYC
Expanding opportunities for New York's youth with the vibrant energy of connection and uplift.
- ACLU Conference: You Belong Here
In the aftermath of Trump’s 2016 election, the ACLU, a cornerstone of civil rights defense in the US, felt nothing short of essential to the fabric of American democracy.
- CBMA10: Black Male Reimagined
Celebrating ten years of centering the stories of black men and boys.
- ACLU Voter
Get to the polls, make informed decisions, and vote like your rights depend on it.
- Mass Bail Out
Raising awareness about the punishing injustice of bail and pretrial incarceration.
- In Defense Of
A multimedia platform for public defenders and their clients to share stories and drive action.
- Center for Employment Opportunity
Helping workforce members with criminal records write new chapters in their careers.
- Transformative Toolkit
Leadership curricula for social change, made available to educators and curious people everywhere.
Broadening BMW's forward-thinking design lineage with a community innovation space for design in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
- Robert Wood Johnson Annual Message
Ushering in a new era of healthcare philanthropy driven by Evidence, Equity, and Voice.
- FC Barcelona
Our proposal to streamline FC Barcelona's crest.
- Mental Health x Design
Collaborating with NYC high school students to spark mental health dialogues through visual design and storytelling.
- 100Kin10 STEM Grand Challenges
100,000 new STEM teachers in 10 years: a moonshot to champion today's students as tomorrow's innovators.
- Fund for Sarah Lawrence
Positioning a beloved university as a nexus of opportunity.
- Design Resistance
Protest art by designers for the people
- Campaign for Black Male Achievement
Building a beloved community
- Amnesty International USA
The world's largest human rights movement
- Stories Everywhere
Putting the writing process on the front page
- Ucal McKenzie Breakaway Foundation
- Vera Institute of Justice
Fueled by new leadership, Vera Institute of Justice was ready to channel the political and social upheaval of the 2010s into a radical repositioning.
Harnessing the power of long-term, personal relationships to help every student achieve the success they deserve and are capable of.
- Spotify Project Impact
Encouraging meaningful impact
- RPA Fourth Regional Plan
An ambitious 25 year plan to transform the tri-state area to confront challenges to equity, accessibility, affordability, and climate change.
- Embrace Refugees
The long search for a new home
- NPA Conflict, Preparedness & Protection
A framework for survivability
- What Creates Health?
What creates health?
- Cancer Will Lose
Cancer will claim 600,000 American lives in 2016 alone, but the tide is turning.
- The Gap Between Black & White America
- On the Grid
Co-creating the ultimate guide to global creative neighborhoods with designers around the world.
- Ford Foundation
Combating inequity like never before
- UNHCR Innovation
- One NYC
- New Lab
Branding a new hub for innovation and manufacturing in the digital age at the historic Brooklyn Navy Yards
- What Works in Girls' Education
The world’s best investment is girls’ education
- The Ultimate Designer's ToolboxWith the flood of new apps, Subtraction asked over 4,000 designers and developers what tools they preferred in 2015 for different tasks in the design process.
- UNGC Guide to Corporate SustainabilityShaping a sustainable future
- Keeping New York on Track
Keeping New York on track
- FactrCreating a platform for information that matters
- GOOD Vitamin AtlasAn interactive guide to nutrition and the human body
- Community Symbol Set
An icon font for do-gooders.
- The Refugee Project
Millions of people are displaced from their home due to war, persecution, or violence every year. Explore the causes of the world’s largest forced migrations over the last half century.
- NYC Mayor's Dashboard
Real-time information and immediate snapshots of the city’s performance.
Learning in an extraordinary world
- UNICEF State of the World's Children
Inspiring innovation for every child
- Exploring Our Town
Creative placemaking across the nation
- AIGA Gain Conference
Changing the face of design commerce
- Biology Now
The wonderful world of biology
- Ford Forum
Where markets lead, will justice follow?
- Social Good IpsumAn ipsum generator for designers that features the jargon and buzzwords we hear all the time from social impact organizations.