Building Community Power

Building Community Power is a grassroots campaign consisting of an online gallery of original, nonpartisan social media graphics and messaging generated by AIGA members and beyond for public distribution. All material is downloadable from this gallery for free—by both AIGA partners and the general public.

Our national partnership with Nonprofit VOTE will allow us to share those digital assets not just on this gallery but also through our partner’s channels and the thousands of nonprofits in their network, especially around National Voters Registration Day (NVRD, September 25, 2018).

Focus on the WHY VOTE: Nonprofit VOTE has provided us with relevant background data and facts pulled from reliable sources (research centers and institutes) that can serve as inspiration for designer to create compelling collateral. The live document of background information highlights some issues at stake: voter rights, registration restrictions, and challenges that particular demographics face in accessing information and acting upon their rights. Designers can also highlight registration and voting deadlines in their communities.

Also just in time for NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s annual celebration of international design AIGA Design for Democracy will be partnering with Times Square Alliance and the Design Pavilion NYC to showcase a selection from this gallery and from Adobe 1324’s Design Challenge created in parallel with ours from May 12–20 on NASDAQ screen.

A jury composed of Harry Allen for Design Pavilion, Tim Tompkins for Times Square Alliance, Ally Kostick, Global Brand + Creative for NASDAQ, Frances Yllana, co-chair of the Design for Democracy committee, James Hill of Nonprofit VOTE, Laura Peres, Pratt MFA student whose thesis is on platform activism, and famous design advocates Milton Glaser and Luba Lukova, will help select content from the gallery.


Submit your entry today!

For complete creative brief and submission guidelines click here
 Make sure to review the FAQ’s pageStill have questions? Email

@AIGADesign #DesignforDemocracy #GetouttheVote