literacy

Technology Pioneer Of Humanability: Sixto Cancel

In an interview with PSFK, working in collaboration with Verizon, Sixto Cancel discusses how he is using technology for good with his work for Think of Us

Brand Activation & Immersion Are You Empowering Customers To Do More?

Brands can become a valuable resource by connecting audiences with opportunities to get involved in community and social impact programs

Interview Interview: Hacking Foster Care To Empower Youth With Tech

CXI 2018 speaker Sixto Cancel, founder of Think of Us, talks about his mission to support young people as they transition to adulthood from foster care

Food & Beverage Starbucks' Latest Store In Brooklyn Focuses On Local Community Building

A new store in New York's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood focuses on welcoming—and hiring—local residents rather than pushing them out

Advertising Refinery29's Gender Glossary Lets The LGBTQIA Community Define Themselves

The crowdsourced glossary, produced in partnership with GLAAD, explores gender identity and fluidity

Advertising How The Power Of Storytelling Can Lead To Real Social Impact

Freelance brand strategist Anu Khosla reflects on her path from public health to branding and the power of storytelling for social impact

Design Braille Literacy Tool Helps The Visually Impaired Learn Independently

The Read Read exposes students to braille with a tactile board and audio pronunciation so they can learn on their own

Automotive How Uber Is Designing The Future Of Cities

In the lead-up to our PSFK 2017 conference, we look back at key speakers from past years. Ethan Eismann is making transportation as reliable as running water for everyone, everywhere

Children Sony Joins The 'Coding For Kids' Movement With A New Connected Toy

The tech brand wants to bring interest in STEM research to kids early on

Work Bite-Sized Books for the Supermarket Checkout Line

Mini-reads delivered through WhatsApp take five minutes to consume

Design From Literacy Tools to Office Welcome Mats, Brand Essences Begin With the Right Question

SVA alum and Co-Founder of Quill, Thomas Calabrese, on understanding branding through a blend of meaning, reverence and individuation

Home House of Writing Is Floating Studio Dedicated to Improved Literacy

This futuristic looking writing residency provides solitude and promotes creativity

Innovation Cell Phone Libraries Offer Books To Every Ugandan Home And School

Phone provider MTN Group gave access to a vast selection of literature to anyone with a mobile device.

Innovation Book Vending Machine Tackles Childhood Literacy

City in California encourages reading using interactive device kids power with their library cards.

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