Celebrating Black History Month: Today and Every Day
We honor Black history with year-round resources.
While we are proud to celebrate Black History during the month of February, our support for organizations that provide resources for black designers extends throughout the year. Please read below for ways to continue to continue support through education, advocacy and outreach in our industry.
Pivot recently joined together with the IIDA and educator and designer Jon Otis to initiate the Design by Diversity Fund, which supports design education for BIPOC youth. Read more here:
Design by Diversity Fund: Supporting Design Education for BIPOC Youth
The Diversity in Design (DID) Collaborative serves to foster systemic change by increasing diversity and improving conditions for Black creatives across the design industry. Click the link below to learn more about how to join MillerKnoll, as well as a number of Pivot clients, in creating opportunities for change.
Diversity in Design
The Black Interior Designers Network provides resources and business opportunities that allow black designers to flourish. Their mission is to foster a rich network for members, clients, suppliers, manufacturers, and the industry showcases the breadth of black interior designers’ creativity, influence, and professional contributions. Read more here: Black Interiors Designers Network
Finally, consider ways to contribute to change, advocacy and become a better ally year-round. We found this guide on how to be an ally from the Omaha Foundation helpful: How to be an ally during Black History Month 2023 and beyond - Omaha Community Foundation (omahafoundation.org)