CITY OF DESIGN CHALLENGE

 

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Colleen Crongeyer
colleencrongeyer@gmail.com
Environmental Graphic Designer

What’s your expertise?
Graphic design (print, environmental/spatial, and some digital), art direction, brand strategy; 8+ years of design experience at the Rock Family of Companies

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
Interested in offering my design skillset to our community in Detroit to improve accessibility to resources.

@cocrodesign on Instagram and Pinterest; cocrodesign.com


Candyce Estes
estes.cmk@gmail.com
Multimedia Associate
Walsh

What’s your expertise?
Graphic design, programming (HTML, CSS)

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
Design skills, computer programming skills

www.cephotography.site


Alessandro A Uribe-Rheinbolt
alessandrouribe@gmail.com
Jewelry designer and Photographer
Down to the Wire

What’s your expertise?
I am a designer, photographer, and anthropologist, and have background in various mediums. I think very graphically and structurally, and am very practical in making physical objects as well as the whole narrative/branding aspect of projects.

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
Looking to connect with creatives on the tech side of things! Also any experienced designer and artists, very open with connections.

alessandrouriberheinbolt.cargo.site, @colombianphotocartel, @downtothe_wire


Mark Loeb
mark@integrityshows.com
Owner
Integrity Shows

What’s your expertise?
More than 20 years in the events business. Major events and neighborhood projects. Arts, Permits, Foods and More.

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
1) Love to help folks with their event projects. 2) Looking for some friendly organized folks to fo contract work on social media, video, sponsorship, event crew…

integrityshows.com


Douglas Mobley
doug.mobley@astorhamilton.com
Consultant
Astor Hamilton LLC

What’s your expertise?
Business Owner

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
Rehab buildings

www.AstorHamilton.com


Tanya Saldivar-Ali
tanya@agidetroit.com
Business Dev Director
AGI Construction

What’s your expertise?
Community Dev

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
18th Street Design Build Green Hub


Christina Otto
christianaotto06@gmail.com
Founder
Valerue Enterprise

What’s your expertise?
Self starter, great communicated, collaborated, community activist

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
Local business and organizations to get my project off the ground.

@christi22453182, LinkedIn.com/in/christina-otto-1869188


Blake Shaw
blake.m.shaw@gmail.com
Software Engineer
Quicken Loans

What’s your expertise?
Can code and build infrastructure primarily with angular, c#, and AWS

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
Open to anything just looking to help educate and make the world a more equitable place

www.blakemshaw.com


Amy Fanta
Amy@camprestore.org
Executive Director
Camp Restore Detroit

What’s your expertise?
CRD works alongside community leaders to restore Hope, home, and community. Our strength is our community. We bring in volunteers from across the nation to work on community led projects to improve the 9th precinct. We have just begun Team Restore, which breaks all of our projects into teams. Each team is a combination of people from the community and suburban partners, with the goal of at least 51% community.

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
We are developing a campus wide plan. We have two houses and multiple lots. The vision is children’s and adult programs, community gardens, and green space to enjoy. In both houses, we want to provide a technology based maker’s space as well as tech access. The green space/park can also have WiFi throughout. We also have a classroom inside the church building dedicated to Head Start Parents that could be utilized to give tech access in some way. We are still dreaming and could use a partner in this!


Malikia Johnson
malikia96@gmail.com
Creative Director
Design for the Commons

What’s your expertise?
I am skilled at project management, placemaking (or placekeeping) installations, proposal design, event planning and execution, designing mutual aid systems

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
I would like to connect to projects that are rooted in agency, art, and local impact.

designforthecommons.org


Christin Lee
lee@roomproject.org
Director
Room Project

What’s your expertise?
Room Project is a community space for writers and artists. We amplify the voices + visions of women and nonbinary artists in Detroit.

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
Room Project is looking for freelance BIPOC graphic designers.

www.roomproject.org and IG @room_project_


Patricia Dockery
pdockery@staffordhouseinc.org
Executive Director
Stafford House Inc.

What’s your expertise?
I am an attorney and community activist who has worked as a visible community organizer in Detroit for 12 years. I have hosted numerous programs, initiatives and collaboratives with many government, non-profit and community organizations throughout Detroit.

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
We are building a mixed-use community development project, and are looking to meet with potential designers and developers to serve on our team.

www.staffordhouseinc.org


Fatemeh Abolfazli Zargar
fabolfazlizargar@collegeforcreativestudies.edu
Master’s design student
College for Creative Studies

What’s your expertise?
I am a master’s design student and I am studying system design thinking at college for creative studies.

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
I am going to design a service for Detroiters who are affected by the digital divide. I did research on unemployed women who are searching for a job; especially those who don’t have access to high-speed internet in their residence and the digital divide affects their job search and prevents them from getting a job. I need more information about their challenge that they are face in their job search route.


Rhonda Sanders-Adams
lovingcareservices.ra@gmail.com
Fashion Designer
New Systems of Loving Care At-Home Services, Inc.

What’s your expertise?
Health and Well-Being

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
Other designers and Investors


Haonan Zhang
hzhang2@collegeforcreativestudies.edu
Ms
College for Creative Studies

What’s your expertise?
Senario design, Ux design, product design. User research.

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
Detroit Seniors, Digital devices. Digital devide. I hope I can get some help to know Detroit senior citizens life. Konwing detail more. How they feeling about digital devices and training. How different services working for them.


Amika L Adams I
iamamikathe1st@gmail.com
Inventor
Latrenae’ Collection

What’s your expertise?
I am born an artist, and have customer service and technical skills with an associates degree in both. I love to create graphics and design products like my Invention: the locking fastener that is patented.

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
I would love to work with women in any aspect to change their low self-esteem to confidence in any way to use my design skills.

@iamamikathe1st   @latrenaecollection


Chelsea Kulick
chelseakulick@gmail.com
Digital Customer Success Rep
Great Minds

What’s your expertise?
I work directly with educators to assist with using digital products to teach students in virtual environments. I have experience in coding, learning and teaching new software, and designing new features to solve common customer pain points. I also have previous experience teaching high school math in Detroit.

Tell us about what projects or people you are looking to connect to through this challenge:
I’m really interested in mesh networks and expanding free wifi access to residents, specifically students, in Detroit. In my experience wifi was not always accessible at home for students and today it’s extremely important if students are to keep up with their school work and learn digital skills that are necessary for success in college and at work.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/chelseakulick/