Cal TASH

Cal-TASH is the California chapter of TASH, the international leader in disability advocacy. Their slogan is “Inclusion is a Human Right: Equity, Opportunity & Inclusion for People with Significant Disabilities.” Impact DesignHub worked with the organization’s board to create a new revised brand mark that was versatile and could be applied to other promotional materials such…

LAFD Emergency Preparedness Guide

The Los Angeles Fire Department, Emergency Preparedness Division partnered with Impact DesignHub designers to create the Los Angeles Emergency Preparedness Guide. Started in Spring 2017 and completed in Spring 2019, 10,000 copies were printed for distribution to Los Angeles residents and businesses. Student designers conducted primary and secondary research with the design thinking paradigm for…

Design-thinking

Graphic designers, when confronted with visual communication problems, use human centered problem solving processes to determine the best possible solution. Social Impact DesignHub utilizes a problem-solving approach called “design-thinking,” which draws on human-centered research tailored to the needs of the social sector. The process of designing any product or document appears to be simple and straightforward…

Housing and Community Investment Department of Los Angeles

The exhibition for the Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department (HCIDLA) was located on the Department of Cultural Affairs’s Bridge Gallery at LA City Hall.  “Phases & Faces of Affordable Housing in Los Angeles” showcasing the many phases of affordable housing development and preservation, and the faces of diverse individuals and families who are in…

ACE, Canoga Park, California Alternative High School

Alliance for Community Empowerment (ACE) is a is a nonprofit community-based organization and an alternative charter school located in Canoga Park, California. Their mission is “to empower marginalized communities by providing education/ vocational programming, personal enrichment, and supportive services through collaboration and community action.” Social Impact DesignHub worked with the Alliance for Community Empowerment (ACE) and its students to…

Los Angeles Police Activity League

LA’s Topanga PALs (Police Activity League)  gives disadvantaged youth (ages 7 to 17) the opportunity to participate in self-enhancement activities (recreational activities, athletic activities, and field trips). By partnering with the Boys and Girls Club, Topanga PAL has developed a “club within a club.” Topanga PAL develops its own activities in which children choose to…

San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission

The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission is a non-profit organization that provides services to help vulnerable men, women and children move towards self sufficiency. They provide basic needs like food, clothing, shelter and hygiene supplies as well as case management, life skills classes and counseling. Their outcomes are: stable housing, gainful employment, critical life skills,…

North Valley Caring Services

North Valley Caring Services began serving North Hills, CA over 35 years ago. Originally organized as a breakfast kitchen for the area’s homeless population, NVCS serves all disadvantaged residents via its Breakfast Program and Food Pantry. From its humble beginnings as a soup kitchen, the agency has grown to offer an array of programs that…

Council for Child Abuse Prevention

The San Fernando Valley Council for Child Abuse Prevention was founded in 1977. The Council is an interagency and community council dedicated to facilitating communication and problem solving in dealing with child abuse and neglect. Impact DesignHub was hired to create a public service campaign that promotes positive awareness on child abuse prevention within families….

Agency 398

Agency 398 is an on campus student run public relations firm in the Department of Journalism at California State University, Northridge. Agency 398 identifies the best communication solutions for a diverse set of clients from various industries, as well as non-profit organizations, by offering fresh perspectives and skills. These include event planning, digital marketing, social media,…