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Paridhi Mundra
May 25, 2016

Visualising the Bridge

May 25, 2016 by Paridhi Mundra

Hello! As I wind up the spring semester of sophomore year, I am also concluding my LACE Fellowship. The fellowship and the various communities it has connected me with, became and will remain an integral part of my RISD experience. I culminated my fellowship with my Capstone Project. ‘Visualising the Bridge’ was a platform to introduce art into DIIRI’s Family Literacy Program, with a focus of facilitating parent-child interaction. Hence for my project, with the help of RISD volunteers, I org...

Alexandria Patrice Clay
May 21, 2016

Creative Paths Career Fair

May 21, 2016 by Alexandria Patrice Clay

For our (Alexandria Clay & Chantal Feitosa) LACE Capstone project, we decided to plan a community event that could be beneficial to local youth. The Creative Paths Career Fair was an opportunity for low-income and first generation high school students in Providence to learn more about the opportunities and possibilities offered through a career or education in art and design. By having RISD volunteers talk about their majors and offer portfolio reviews, we hoped to help diminish the stigma ti...

Stuart Haruyama
May 5, 2016

Showcasing Service & Leadership

May 5, 2016 by Stuart Haruyama

RISD Serves hosted the LACE Fellowship Showcase last Wednesday evening to an audience of over 30 RISD students, faculty, staff and Providence community members. Ten LACE Fellows were on hand to exhibit posters illustrating the service & leadership work that they have performed this year through the Fellowship, and attendees were invited to walk around and engage in conversation with the students. Over the course of this academic year, Fellows have engaged in regular service work at a local co...