Voter Suppression

Task Force: Voter Suppression Uh oh! You are a member of your local board of elections and you’ve seen the wave of voter suppression bills being passed around the country and the failed bills in Congress to protect voting rights. You want to make sure that the upcoming election is as free and fair as […]

Design A Campaign

Task Force: Design a Campaign Congratulations! You are part of a group that helps find candidates for office from communities that have been historically underrepresented in government in the US and design campaigns that highlight the need for greater representation.  Why Are We Doing This? Political and social representation is the act of trying to […]

International Wage Policies

Task Force: International Wage Policies Congratulations! You have been hired by the International Labor Organization (ILO) to implement policies for fair wages across borders in order to prevent companies from taking advantage of people working in low income countries.   Why Are We Doing This? Minimum wage policies differ throughout the world and US-based companies often […]

Public Sanitation in NYC

Task Force: Public Sanitation in NYC Congratulations! The NYC Public Sanitation Committee has recruited you to help mitigate issues of public sanitation in the city. Your goal is to combat post-pandemic obstacles associated with maintaining the city’s sanitation standards. Why Are We Doing This? In NYC, the public sanitation budget was dropped by more than […]

Meat-Eating: To Eat or Not to Eat

Task Force: Meat-Eating: To Eat or Not to Eat Uh-Oh! You are the CEO of a food-service company that supplies food to hundreds of college campuses across the country. Last month, the animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) published an article exposing that the meat you use comes from factory […]

Shark Tank

Task Force: “Shark Tank” Congratulations! You have been selected to participate in a program known as Shark Tank. Your objective is to design a product that solves or responds to a social issue of your choice and will be attractive to potential investors.  Why Are We Doing This? An important part of being in business […]

Board on Board Diversity

Task Force: Corporate Board on Board Diversity Congratulations! You have been assigned to present a detailed plan of actions to the corporate board of your company to increase board diversity. Your goal is to convince the board that it needs to be diversified while also outlining a plan for doing so! Why Are We Doing […]

Destroy a Stereotype

Task Force: Destroy a Stereotype Congratulations! You are the Executive Director of a newly founded nonprofit aimed at combating social inequality. Your task is to design a program that destroys a stereotype.  Why Are We Doing This? In the United States, there are many stereotypes about race, gender, culture, minority status, and sexuality, among others. […]

Rainbow Capitalism

Task Force: Rainbow Capitalism Congratulations! You have been asked to join a committee that advises corporate boards on their Pride month campaigns. Your task is to make sure that the boards are not just being “performative”, but are actually taking the opportunity to honor, support, and protect the LGBTQ+ community.  Why Are We Doing This? […]

Dress Code in Schools

Task Force: Dress Code is Schools Congratulations! You have just been hired as the Vice Principal of your local public high school. This year, you and the other members of the administration have decided to review the dress code policy and draft new guidelines for students.  Why Are We Doing This? When we think of […]