Art & Creativity for Good

Stories About Using Art and Creativity To Make a Difference

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The Fashion World is Leaning Into Dopamine Dressing… But What Is It?

Dopamine dressing has filled social media feeds with brightly colored outfits and styles. But what is the deeper meaning behind the fashion trend?
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Karinna Grant stands on the TED stage. Behind her is a screen showing a digital avatar of herself.

The Future of Ethical Fashion is Digital – And It's Closer Than You Think

Digital clothing could become a daily reality by 2033 and has the potential to significantly reduce environmental and social impacts of fast fashion.
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A photo collage of an aerial view of a solar farm, a crowd of people at Philadelphia's National Coming Out Parade, two people sewing, a PFAS destruction unit named 'Eleanor', and a medical professional holding their phone

Good News This Week: October 14, 2023 - Healthcare, Football, & Circular Fashion

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Ava DuVernay speaks at TED from a chair on stage

Ava DuVernay Wants Every American 16-Year-Old To See Her New Film for Free

The new film, which will be released in December 2023, is DuVernay’s adaption of a bestselling non-fiction book.
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Participants at a Reclypt Mending Club meet-up sew and repair clothes at a long table.

Reclypt's Mending Club is Combatting Fast Fashion One Stitch At a Time

NYC’s Reclypt’s Mending Club leads classes and pop-up events to teach community members how to repair and reuse clothing to prevent environmental waste.
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A person holding a large illustrated poster titled "Between The Lines Flash Day". The poster features various black and white drawings including a skull, books, an eagle, flowers, and other miscellaneous tattoo designs. Some text mentions "Denton" and an address "108 W Oak Street".

Good News: Get a Tattoo; Support Your Local Library

A tattoo shop in Denton, Texas raised funds for their local public library through a flash tattoo pop-up event. Community fundraising like this directly combats tax cuts and political restrictions that threaten library funding across the U.S. every day.
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Screenshots of Three Online Consignment Shops Websites: Neutral Ground, Mercari & Stillwhite

20 Online Consignment Shops — To Shop & Sell (2023)

It’s never been easier to shop and sell secondhand. Online consignment shops are a great, user-friendly way to do just that.
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1,700 Volunteer Photographers Provide Free Family Portraits for Stillborn Infants

Volunteer photographers worldwide are giving free photo sessions to grieving families through Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep.
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Screenshots of 3 green living websites: Going Zero Waste, Melanin & Sustainable Style, and Treehugger

19 Green Living Websites You Need To Bookmark (2023)

Good Good Good’s round-up of the best websites to learn about eco-friendly and sustainable living.
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Cover of the book "Funeral Diva"

25 Best Books About the HIV/AIDS Experience

We have compiled a list of books — including nonfiction, memoir, fiction, anthologies, and poetry — that underscore the humanity of people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS.
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