We use co-design thinking to create resilience through community-driven CLimate & hazard mitigation planning and adaptation.
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.
Youth-and-teacher network of co-design thinkers from Puerto Rico, UAE, and India work together in solidarity on climate issues confronting each other's communities. DE4R can help you create more collabs!
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.