An inclusive and diverse creative design workforce.


To provide career pathways in creative design for inner-city middle and high school students by connecting them to resources, advanced education and employment opportunities.

BOARD Of Directors

  • Molly Beauregard – Professor of Sociology, College for Creative Studies

  • Chris Benjamin - Head of Jeep®, Chrysler and Advanced Interior Design, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

  • Beth Cafaro, JD

  • Jocelyn Chen – Founder & Executive Director, DesignConnect

  • Kevin J. Corcoran - Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Oakland University

  • Jeannine Gant - President & CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit

  • Doris Gilles - Co-founder and Executive Director, Project Beautiful - Inside And Out

  • George N’Namdi - President, N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art

  • Alissa Novoselick - Executive Director, Living Arts

  • Justin Salmon - Creative Designer, General Motors

  • Ed Welburn – CEO, The Welburn Group