Building Community Power

In partnership with Nonprofit VOTE, AIGA called for designers to submit social media content that was available for use by the general public and that encouraged first-time voters to cast their ballot in the midterm elections this fall.

The second component partners select AIGA chapters with local non-profit affiliates to engage citizens in other democratic processes beyond the vote. Find out how you can get involved, below.


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Social media content submission

Visit the gallery of social media assets below, which targeted first-time voters, youth, and new immigrants. We collected graphics that were visually impactful, intelligent, accessible, and non-partisan.

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Times Square pop-up showcase

AIGA Design for Democracy partnered with the Times Square Alliance and the Design Pavilion NYC to showcase a selection of entries on the NASDAQ screens in Times Square during NYCxDESIGN week, New York City’s annual celebration of international design, from May 12–20, 2018. See footage from the event.

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AIGA chapter partnerships

AIGA has matched a handful of AIGA chapters with local Nonprofit VOTE affiliates to demonstrate how design can encourage community organizing and civic literacy. Keep an eye on this page for more details as they become available.



Review the FAQs page. Still have questions? Email Design for Democracy.



View (and download!) all of the social media graphics submitted to date, below.