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2018 Accomplishments

January 29, 2019 by maria

Last weekend, JustDesign members gathered for a digital retreat to chart our course in 2019. While we spent a lot of time talking about the growth we hope to...

The Longest Shutdown in U.S. History

January 15, 2019 by maria

The third Government Shutdown of President Trump’s administration began on December 22nd and is now the longest in U.S. history. Despite what some have said,...

Well Siting Meter

June 03, 2018 by dan

About a year ago, JustDesign was contracted by Global Hope Network International (GHNI) to build an inexpensive, open-source well siting meter for water bore...

Recap of 2017 EWB-USA Conference

January 27, 2018 by walt

Recap of JustDesign’s presentation at the 2017 EWB-USA National Conference: Social Justice and Sustainable Humanitarian Design Practices

Archeworks Agendas 2

August 24, 2017 by maria

JustDesign’s presentation at Archeworks Agendas 2, an event designed “to catch emerging leaders, change-makers, and critical thinkers present ideas and proje...

Chicago’s (Ongoing) Lead Crisis

March 20, 2017 by dan

The average blood lead level (BLL) of children in Chicago has been on a steady decline for more than two decades, thanks mostly to federal bans on the use of...

For-Profit or Non-Profit… Is There a Third Way?

January 25, 2017 by frank

Oftentimes, non-profit models are thought to be old-fashioned. They seem reminiscent of large, monolithic NGOs, some of which have been accused of excessive ...