SIAA

Social Innovators for Americans Association

Reston, VA

            

We run workshops with communities of color to implement bottom-up solutions to interrelated issues that inhibit economic mobility & social equality

For 2021 to 2022, we have two programs. First, the Community Leadership Academy for Social Humanitarians (CLASH) Program that develops 18- to 30-year-old Community Leaders in DC, MD, VA (DMV) metropolitan area. They will conduct grass-root community-based workshops to resolve a social issue. Second, our Social and Humanitarian Innovation For Transformation (SHIFT) Project for At-Risk & Dropout Students. We interview 100 community stakeholders, conduct several cross-community workshops and meetings to implement win-win, bottom-up solutions for students that cannot attend school in person.

Issues: Racial Justice, Immigration, Economy,
Activities: Organizing actions, Fundraising,
Members: LinkedIn 1038+, Facebook 480, In-Person 25

★ 2021 Activities

★ 2020 Activities

Working in: DC, MD, VA
VA-08, VA-10, VA-11, Out of state

★ 2019 Activities

In our inaugural year, we establish the operational infrastructure to comply with Federal, State, and local nonprofit laws and regulations. Also, during the COVID, we held over 10 Public Social Innovation forums with attendance as high as 300 participates. In addition, we led a Public, Design Thinking for Teachers workshop that includes 15 educators and students from the Washington DC, Metropolitan area. The educators used the sessions to design a better online learner experience for their upco

Updated: 2021-08-20 06:49:02