We use design thinking to create resilience through community-driven hazard mitigation planning and preparation.
I now know I want to study hard so that I can get into law school and help people who have to move out of danger.
--Adrián, Esc. FMC 2019
So proud to work with 11 communities and an awesome team of Grad students and professors from Mayaguez, co-creating solutions to energy independence, sanitation in times of crisis, and family activity histories
Youth Design Climate Resilience
Using and measuring impact of design thinking to empower students to cross generational boundaries and collaborate with deep-rooted community and experts to reduce risk from hazards and innovate integrated solutions to mitigate climate change.
Design Thinking Capacity-Building Network
We are developing teacher-created professional network of design thinkers to empower youth in schools and community centers and to solve grand challenges collaboratively in PR and around the globe
We are contributors to the Guide for creating Resilient Community Hubs (2019), and partners in connecting resilient schools with community resilience
Empower My Community
We are contributing to the HHS/FEMA/PRDE efforts to develop resilient schools. Student design thinker pictured here gave keynote address to 200 people. Students used design thinking to generate the name and marketing for the campaign.