Unite: Design for Social Activism
@ Xavier Apartments
625 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60610
Opening Wednesday, February 22nd, from 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Design, particularly graphic design, is engaged in many ways when activating social movements. Images, branding, signage, and illustration are employed to shape activism, to make it tangible, and to engage constituencies.
On the evening of February 22nd, our panel of diverse thought leaders, activists, and professionals will come together to discuss the importance of graphic design in branding social movements and political activism.
– George Aye, Co-Founder and Director of Innovation at Greater Good Studio (moderator)
– Ellie Bahrmasel, Co-Founder of RISE Movement and activist at the Chicago Women’s March
– Dawn Xiana Moon, UX/UI Designer, Founder of Raks Geek, and organizer of Artists Against Hate
– Misuzu Schexnider, Associate Program Officer at Generation All, and initiative of the Chicago Community Trust
Join us at Xavier Apartments for this lively discussion complete with light appetizers and beer donated by Revolution Brewing! Doors open at 6:30pm and discussion begins at 7:00pm.
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