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Today’s societal issues are too complex to tackle alone. OpenIDEO New York Chapter is a volunteer-run community of social innovators coming together to address the world's most pressing challenges.

Who are we?

Spanning all five boroughs, we are designers, doctors, directors, dog walkers, and everything in between. We collaborate and create as design thinkers, social innovators, and tinkerers.

What do we do?

We bring people together to envision and help create a better world. Check out our OpenIDEO New York Chapter | 2020 Vision deck for more info.

How do we do it?

We come together through facilitated virtual workshops, ideation sessions, content programming, and collaborations with local organizations to:

How can I get involved?

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