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We're celebrating!

We are thrilled and honored to announce that Intersection's education and research collaboratory, The Design Academy, received the WDC 2024 and City of San Diego Community-Driven Design Grant for advancing our work on the Democratizing Design project! The Design Academy is part of the 17 incredible organizations and businesses that will receive a total of $550,000 in grant funding! A special shout out to our partners UC Design Lab, CETYS University and the Democratizing Design team: Michelle Morris, Michelle Woodhouse, Diana Robinson, Elysia Mac, Anuujin Tsedenbal, Thomas Htet, Sabrina Cheng, Lauren Ibarra, Summer Williams with support from Mai Thi Nguyen, James White, the Youth & Education Design-to-Action Network leads Jorge F Sanchez-Jofras & Joe Erpelding and WDC Impact program manager Olivia Gale.

This grant program is a partnership of WDC 2024 and the City of San Diego, and funding for the grant program is made possible by the City of San Diego.

Celebrate with us and the rest of the incredible grant recipients:


Art Produce

Blindspot Collective

Poetic Justice

Project [BLANK]

San Diego Jazz Ventures

The Art of Jazz

Here & There/ Aquí y Allá

San Diego Craft Collective


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