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Community Projects

A Robust Community Change-Making Experience

Community Projects offer an authentic and responsive experience for students, guiding them through the design thinking process as they develop and implement a community change project. With the Community Project resources, educators can access 100+ lesson plans and activities to best serve their students according to their prior knowledge and unique context. Ultimately, students build skills and carry out an action plan to create social change locally.



Create a learning experience that best meets the needs of your students. Use a diverse library of resources to support them as they create lasting change in their community.



Interview community members


Brainstorm collaboratively


Implement ideas

Time Required:Around 20 hours over 4-8 weeks
Feature:Dives deeply into the Design for Change methodology
Context:Integrates seamlessly with diverse contexts and aligns with desired academic outcomes
Impact:Results in student-driven, authentic, and lasting social change
Alignment:Encourages investigation into 1 or more UN Global Goals

Perfect for the educator...

  • Looking for a robust way to introduce students to the Design for Change methodology
  • Searching for adaptable resources that facilitate the design thinking process
  • Interested in creating a unique experience that meets the academic and socioemotional needs of their students
  • Passionate about empowering students to create authentic and lasting change in their community

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