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.
Choose a theme to focus on.
Set up the experience in the platform.
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:
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
Step #3: Support Students to Create Change
As an educator, you will have access to a teacher platform that allows you to:
Monitor the student experience
Virtual or in-person interaction
Step-by-step instructions for students
Capture students’ stories of change
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
Get additional support rolling out Design for Change in your school or community.
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.
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