From ideas to action.

From activating Baltimore City homeowners to install and maintain rain gardens for the benefit of wildlife, water, and community; to working to increase HIV testing among foreign-born Latino males in Baltimore City; to exposing Baltimore City youth to design and media literacy through first-hand experiences and relationship building, MICA's Center for Social Design is leading change through human-centered design.

Take a look at some of our recent projects below.

How might we support Baltimore women in designing their family planning strategy?

Partner: Baltimore City Health Department Bureau of Maternal and Child Health

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How might we create a safer Baltimore for pedestrians and bicyclists?

Partner: Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)— Highway Safety Office

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How might we promote a supportive culture that prioritizes the autonomy and goals of seniors?

Partner: Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

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How might we prepare for emergencies by activating more volunteers?

Partner: Maryland Responds

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How might we re-imagine pediatric asthma care in Baltimore?

Partner: Johns Hopkins Children's Center Pediatric Pulmonary Asthma Clinic

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