Projects Spring 2022

Discover & DFA Nationals

Geared towards helping young adults become more financially literate and develop money competence.

Climate Justice
with iCAP

Working with UIUC Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP) Resilience Team to help develop a local carbon offset program

Criminal Justice
with Siebel Center for Design

Focused on making a social impact on criminal incarceration and education.

Future of Urbana
with Urbana City District

Learn how to encourage Urbana residents to get involved in the future of their communities and build sustainable solutions for local issues.


Where We Work

Siebel Center for Design
The SCD building contains many resources and dynamic spaces for design thinkers, innovators, and change-makers. From the Twilight studio to the transforming classrooms, the facilities allow for DFA members to collaborate on team projects and design workshops using the lockers, whiteboards, screens, and open spaces.

National Center for Supercomputing Applications
Our members have access to state of the art facilities at the NCSA building on campus. Within the building, we also have our own room for relaxing, studying, meeting, brainstorming, building, and more.

Armory Innovation Space
Members have access to the cutting-edge resources offered in the Innovation Space. Centrally located on campus, the space provides a meeting space for individual teams as well as a gathering location for developmental events as a Studio.

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