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Cincinnati's Design Impact Finding New Ways To Benefit Our Community

Provided, Design Impact

Design can be used for many things, but how about solving social problems? That?'s exactly what nonprofit social innovation firm Design Impact strives to do. Those at the firm -? designers, community development leaders, social entrepreneurs and educators alike - collaborate with other nonprofits to design creative systems and services that evaluate deeper problems such as youth homelessness.

Joining us to discuss how design can help solve social problems and talk about their past and current projects are co-founder of Design Impact, Ramsey Ford; Communications and Designer Coordinator Bizzy Young; and Director of Community Impact with United Way of Greater Cincinnati and Design Impact Board Member and Partner, Michael Baker.

In 2005, Maryanne Zeleznik came to 91.7 WVXU from WNKU where she served as News and Public Affairs Director for 20 years. At WVXU she is responsible for all news and public affairs programming, hosts Morning Edition Monday through Friday, and fills in to host Cincinnati Edition. As time allows, she covers daily news, produces local features, and contributes news stories to National Public Radio.