Turn empathy into action.

Get Started with Design for Change

Join the movement of educators who are creating experiences for their students to lead change. Through a virtual platform, students build awareness around a social cause and design solutions for change.

1 Choose a theme to focus on.
2 Set up the experience in the platform.
3 Support students to create change.

Step #1: Choose a Theme

Work with your students to select a theme that most excites them and fits your curriculum goals:

RACIAL
JUSTICE

Racism exists. The impact and the history of racism is complex. Join the movement for racial justice and make a real difference.

Time Commitment:
5+ hours

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EDUCATIONAL
EQUITY

Difference in educational experiences have major consequences. Explore the many factors. Disrupt the inequity.

Time Commitment:
5+ hours

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CLIMATE
ACTION

Climate change is real and affecting communities around the world. Face the realities and create change in your community.

Time Commitment:
5+ hours

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Step #2: Set Up the Experience

Select a featured podcast and empathy-building content from a curated library:

  • All content provides a critical look at the selected theme
  • Each podcast centers community and youth voice
  • Under 10 minutes each
  • Podcasts include transcripts and visuals
  • Materials are aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • See full library of podcasts

Step #3: Support Students to Create Change

As an educator, you will have access to a teacher platform that allows you to:

  • Customize content
  • Monitor the student experience
  • Virtual or in-person interaction
  • Step-by-step instructions for students
  • Capture students’ stories of change
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Create an account on our Educator Platform:

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  • Synchronous or asynchronous engagement
  • Virtual or in-person interaction
  • Step-by-step instructions for students
  • Modifiable to fit your context
  • Easily monitor students’ progress
  • Experienced educator community available for support
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CUSTOM SCHOOL / DISTRICT PLATFORM


  • Manage multiple projects across different sites / schools
  • Track progress of projects
  • Invite students and support staff to projects
  • Get expert assistance from Design for Change staff
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OTHER OPTIONS

Get additional support rolling out Design for Change in your school or community.

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BUILD YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE


Explore our library of podcasts related to a diverse set of social causes. Build your own experience using the DFC Toolkit.

Time Commitment:
2 Hours | 1/2 Day | Full Day

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


For more information regarding options for group workshops and coaching sessions, contact us.

Time Commitment:
Flexible

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LOOKING FOR A CUSTOM DESIGNED PROGRAM?


If you are interested in engaging students in a context-specific social cause - including a custom-made podcast - contact us for more information.

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