Friday, December 17, 2010

Inneract Project ::: Building Community Through Design

from Inneract Project

What is the Inneract Project? 
Inneract Project is a professionally supported program that provides free design classes for inner-city youth, in order to channel their creativity into viable career paths. Classes are free and taught at both the Academy of Art University and Ex'pression College for Digital Arts by local design professionals. Current class disciplines include graphic design, architecture.

Inneract Project's mission is to expose under-served youth to careers in design by providing free classes, mentorship, and support for higher education. It is Inneract Project's goal to offer design as a means for positive transformation and expression.

Under-served youth have the least access and exposure to fields in design. IP's vision is to provide middle school students access to these fields in an inspirational college setting, at an age when aptitude and curiosity can be best harvested. We do this by connecting the design community with urban communities, schools and families in a collaborative effort to help under-resourced youth achieve their highest potential.