Ok. Honesty moment. I never really liked school. It was boring, and I never felt like I learned anything I needed to get the gigs I wanted.
So I had the idea to build Useful School. Something useful, fun, affordable, and catered to the people who needed it. Plus, a sick logo.
We're a business doing good. We're a for-profit, public benefit corporation. Why? Because education needs private enterprises like ours to center people of color in creative fields.
We're starting with 2 classes centered around product design, but that's just the beginning. Think of alllll of the other classes that could use a facelift. Email us if you'd like to request a future class. And smash that give button if you can contribute!
Founder of Useful School (maybe you'd like to be a Co-Founder? Inquire within.)
BTW - a huge TYSM to everyone who has helped out so far: The First Person to Say "You Better Do This": Forest Young; Brainstorming What to Cover: Mitzi Okou, Terrell Griffith, Jo Velasquez, Roshannah Bagley, Shakeil Greeley, Stephanie Santillan Lopez, Annika Hansteen-Izora, Marco Cousins; Branding and Webflow Goodness: Jo Velasquez, JP Teixeira; Continued Support in a Ton of Other Ways: Oriel Davis-Lyons, Matteo Bologna, Wesley Brown, Brandon Kennedy, Todd Torabi, Jen & Amy Hood, Wilm Thoben, KJ, Anna Sompolski, Kate & Chelien, Lauren Rocha, Katherine & Drew, Cody & Claire, Rhoda Belleza, Deroy, Felix Oliha, Priya Vij, Sassi & Moiz, Sinikiwe Dhliwayo, Daniele Codega, Carlos Valdivia, Jasmine Williams, The FDHE crew, Yaya Xu, Christian Chico, Shannon Washington, Maurice Cherry, Moe Amaya, and many more
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BTW ALl OF THE fonts HERE WEre DESIGNED BY people of color.
Martin and Marsha by Tré Seals (Vocal Type); Halyard and Freight by Joshua Darden (Darden Studio); Salbabida Sans by Jo Malinis (Type63); Huai by Potch Auacherdkul (Positype); Public Sans by many folx including Rodrigo Fuenzalida (Google Fonts)