Get Out the Vote Social Impact Design Challenge

A Collaborative Effort by Arizona Design Students

Design Educators are encouraged to share this collaborative design challenge with students centered around voter registration and voting. This design challenge can be implemented as a class assignment, extra credit, or a student group project. It includes a presentation with both the challenge details and a lesson on best practices for motivating non-voters. Feel free to add further design constraints to meet your objectives and forward to colleagues.

 // WHO //

AZ design students (any level)

// WHAT //

Join Arizona design students for a collaborative social impact design challenge aimed at encouraging voter registration and voting. GOtV designs will be submitted to a virtual gallery that leads users to register and/or vote. After the election, students will receive the data statistics collected from the gallery.

// WHY //

  • Show students the impact their designs have
  • Collaboration between all AZ design students
  • Encourage voting

 // WHERE //

The output of GOtV designs will appear in an online gallery

 // WHEN //

 // HOW //

  • Create and submit a design
  • Attend the gallery opening on Monday, September 21 from 6:00 – 7:00 PM on ZOOM (optional)
  • Share the gallery
  • Statistics emailed by Tuesday, November 10
By Christina Carrasquilla
Published August 31, 2020
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