EDUCATION & AWARENESS
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RENT Awareness Campaign

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National Marfan Foundation

The National Marfan Foundation launched an awareness campaign in conjunction with the release of the movie RENT to educate movie-goers about Marfan syndrome, a condition believed to have led to the death of the musical’s creator, Jonathan Larson.

The campaign included a slide shown on theater screens before the movie (top right) along with leaflets and posters.

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Marfan Does Not Mean Martian

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National Marfan Foundation

Written by a teenager who has Marfan syndrome, this 28-page book teaches younger children about this rare medical condition while offering lessons on diversity and acceptance.

I created 7 full-page and 8 spot illustrations for this book (as well as doing the design and layout).

Download a PDF of this project.

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Red Flags

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National Marfan Foundation

A 24-page pocket-sized booklet includes case studies, photographs and information to help emergency nurses identify patients who may be at risk for aortic dissection, the leading cause of death among people with Marfan syndrome.

Download a PDF of this project.

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ESL Curriculum

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Center for Family Life

An 80-page ESL curriculum designed for a three-ring binder helps immigrant women starting a cooperative housecleaning business master work-related situations and vocabulary. Lessons were printed in color and handouts in black and white.

A 160-page version was later created for women starting a cooperative child care business.

Download a PDF of this project (excerpt)

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The Early Years Matter

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Long Island Fund for Women & Girls

A stock illustration set a cozy tone for promoting a series of workshops for low-income parents on early childhood development.

Shown at right are the poster, brochure cover and postcard. Other materials produced included stationery, flyers and a web page.

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Building Healthy Communities

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The After-School Corporation (TASC)

A 302-page service learning curriculum for children in grades K-8 consisted of 60 lesson plans, over a hundred pages of worksheets and other handouts, and special sections on fitness and sustainability. Designed for a three-ring binder, tabbed dividers and photographic icons (a pepper, a tomato, an orange) separate the sections for age groups and subject matter.

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Teen Action

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The After-School Corporation (TASC)

A 588-page service learning curriculum for high school students consisted of 23 chapters, 54 workshops and hundreds of worksheets and other handouts. Designed for a three-ring binder, tabbed dividers separate the main sections while individual thematic units, which make up most of the document, are color-coded.

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Tutoring Manual

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Children's Village

A 24-page handbook for volunteer tutors balances quotes and photographs with instructions and advice in a layout designed for reproduction via photocopier.

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Volunteer Resources

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The Marfan Foundation

With a small staff and thousands of volunteers across the country, this organization created a variety of resources to help them raise awareness about a rare medical condition and provide support to peers in their communities. Documents range from three to 40+ pages and are primarily distributed online.

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