May Design Challenge: Teachers!

May 02, 2018

May Design Challenge: Teachers!

With students getting ready for graduation and teachers across the country fighting for higher pay, we’ve been thinking a lot about teachers. We're soliciting designs that celebrate teachers with messages of support and thanks. Submit your design during the month of May to be featured!

Creative Brief

With students across the country getting ready for graduation, and a wave of teachers sweeping the nation fighting for higher pay, we’ve been thinking a lot about teachers, and the unique role they play in our lives. They teach us math, literature and science but they also teach us how to stand up for ourselves and how to tell right from wrong. We’re inspired by what teachers do each & every day in the classroom, and now even more inspired by what they’re doing in the streets and statehouses.

This month’s challenge is an effort to say thank you. That’s why we’re building a collection of designs celebrating teachers with messages of support and thanks. Each design should express gratitude for the most important things our teachers have taught us. Proceeds from this campaign will support Rock Paper Scissors Collective - an incredible arts education organization, and collection of teachers.


Your Design Should:

  • Express support and thanks for great teachers
  • Be Tagged as “Teachers” and “Public Schools” on the upload form
  • Have a simple, single-color background.
  • Be a vertically oriented, 12" by 16" RGB image at a resolution of 300dpi (3600 by 4800 pixels) that is a JPG or PNG
  • Keep a safe area of at least 1" on all sides (don’t place text too close to the edge)
  • Include an apparel file that is layered or includes a transparent background (AI, PSD, PNG, TIFF)

Submit Your Design(s) Here

How-It Works

Creative Action Network is a marketplace for social impact design work covering a range of progressive issues. All designs that meet the requirements listed below will be published as prints and select designs will be made into apparel and other home goods. You will receive 40% of all profits and 10% will be donated to our non-profit cause partners.

Proceeds Support

Proceeds from this campaign support Rock Paper Scissors collective, a volunteer-run organization that fosters creativity and collaboration in order to strengthen local communities and encourage sustainable practices and alternative models. They promote the sharing of ideas, skills, and resources through the celebration of art, craft, education, and performance.





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