1. Donate your design skills, especially to organizations in your neighborhood. If you feel unsure about whether you should work for free, follow this guide.
  2. Design better election pamphlets. Read the convoluted proposed legislation until you understand it. Abstract the message and use design to help communicate the important points to other people in your community.
  3. Process your thoughts and emotions through design. Illustration, drawings, user flows, data visualization, posters, whatever. Share it so others can feel seen. We are empowered when we realize others share our emotional experiences.
  4. Use your voice and skills to highlight what others are doing. …

Emily Waggoner

Protector of Experiences! Guardian of Design! UX/UI Designer at MIT @techreview. Also interested in lettering, jokes, Harry Potter, and grassroots activism.

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