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Project Osmosis Selected As Winner of First-Ever Empower Award by IBM Design

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Prize Highlights Nonprofit’s Commitment to Bringing Diversity to the Design Industry [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] CHICAGO (PRWEB) AUGUST 03, 2021 Published on CISION PRWeb [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] In the design industry, Black creatives only make up three percent of its workforce, and they often feel shut out or unseen. Chicago-based Project Osmosis’ mission is to not only shift the narrative, but the numbers. Through its design education initiatives, the group introduces the art and business of design in under-resourced communities. Recently, Osmosis received the inaugural IBM Empower Award aimed at prompting and promoting a pipeline of diverse talent.   “We are committed to building the Osmosis Design Center, a state-of-the-art space in the South Side of Chicago where our youth can dream, learn and express themselves in a safe environment,” said Executive Director,...

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Soul Train… Soul Change

We wanted to share with you all that Avery created a documentary, “Soul Train, Soul Change” that is being showcased this weekend at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture....

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Heart and Soul

Avery K., a rising seventh-grade student at Annie Keller Regional Gifted Center, had never seen a full episode of Soul Train before this year. Her parents grew up with the wildly popular music and dance program, and when a modern version—American Soul—premiered on BET in 2019, Avery watched every episode with her mom. As part of Keller’s curriculum, she was required to create a project for this year’s Chicago Metro History Fair, and after seeing the theme—“Breaking Barriers in History”—she created a project highlighting the impact of Soul Train on the entertainment industry. ...

Avery K., a rising seventh-gra...

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OSMOSIS STORIES

Legends are born out of adversity and are the conquers that inspire generations to come. In the fabric of American culture and history, there are many “Hidden Figures” like our sisters from Nasa, Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson, and Dorothy Vaughan. These furious and fantastic heroes have...

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Design Youth Forum 2017

Project Osmosis´ Design Explorers program focuses on teens exploring several areas of concentration in design. Our design mentors take our students on a journey through the following design disciplines: Architecture, Graphic, Industrial, Interior, Fashion and Multi-media, Urban and App. After their journey, they are given a project culminating in one or more of the disciplines based on students’ individual interests. The new currency is creativity. Our goal is educating students on various career opportunities in the world of design while connecting them to the great design community....

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