Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

New School on the Block

City Studies

New School on the Block

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

Don't Trash NYC!

Public Access Design

Don't Trash NYC!

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

Jury Member

Lizania  Cruz

Lizania Cruz

Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Lizania Cruz is a New York-based designer working in fashion, advocacy, and the ... more

Lizania Cruz

Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Lizania Cruz is a New York-based designer working in fashion, advocacy, and the arts. She brings a decade of design experience to her current work at the branding studio Language Department. Her clients have included established brands, like Anthropologie, startups, and nonprofits, such as the American Cancer Society. Her work has been recognized by AIGA, the Type Directors Club, and Communication Arts. Lizania recently launched her own jewelry line called Bagavundas.

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Tatiana Lam

Tatiana Lam

Tatiana Lam is a graphic designer and motion graphics animator residing in NYC, specializing in broadcast packaging and ... more

Tatiana Lam

Tatiana Lam is a graphic designer and motion graphics animator residing in NYC, specializing in broadcast packaging and communication design for social movements. Her aim is to address and build culture through design. She studied film and anthropology at Yale University. Currently, Tatiana works at Lorne Michael’s post-production house Broadway Video, collaborating with notable clients like NBC, SNL, Nickelodeon, National Geographic, the Emmys and various other award shows. Her work spans a wide range of design disciplines, but amongst her favorite projects are: a set of promos featuring an animated character called Tera Byte, set design for The More You Know, interactive works that reimagine historical photographs at 30 Rockefeller Center, a title sequence for the comedy series Tough Love, an animated infographic explaining economic inequity for Colorlines, and a network identity for the show Colored Criticism. 

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Mahkeddah  Thompson

Mahkeddah Thompson

Mahkeddah Thompson is a two time Public Access Design alum. Thompson works at Housing Court Answers, a group that provides ... more

Mahkeddah Thompson

Mahkeddah Thompson is a two time Public Access Design alum. Thompson works at Housing Court Answers, a group that provides eviction prevention services to pro se litigants in NYC Housing Courts. Thompson is a passionate social justice, crochet and roots reggae records. She runs a small handmade business, Konjo Crochet.

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Level Up

City Studies

Level Up

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

What's in the water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the water?

Step Right Up

City Studies

Step Right Up

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting