Recent News

July 29, 2016
Inside the Lab: Prototyping and Storytelling

Now in its third year, Studio C employs the design thinking method of problem solving -- which puts the people the organization is ultimately trying to help in the center of the solutions. We went “Inside the Lab” to witness Studio C participants during the final phases of the design thinking process --prototyping and storytelling.

November 25, 2015
A Showcase of Innovation

Studio C, a collaboration between United Way and Design Impact, equips local community groups and nonprofits with innovation skills and tools. The 2015 program year culminated with a project showcase where eight groups shared their solutions and the stories behind them.

June 29, 2015
Design Thinking leads to Social Innovation, Accelerated Progress

United Way has begun to think differently about the role innovation plays in our work. And sometimes, social innovation means bringing a bounce house to the neighborhood. See how a new approach to solving problems has led to increased kindergarten readiness in our area.

June 09, 2014
United Way announces partners in new social innovation venture

United Way and GCF will work with partners in a design thinking process that will identify potential solutions that better meet families’ needs.