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D&AD Shift, Google Launch Free Program To Help Creatives Of Color Without College Degrees Secure Jobs

D&AD and Google have partnered together for an annual program that’s helping emerging creatives of color gain access to paid opportunities. A press release reports that last month D&AD announced the launch of its 2021 edition of the D&AD Shift with Google program in New York, which is connecting aspiring talent to an accessible space that allows them to perfect their craft via free night school that doesn’t even require a college degree. This approach not only helps creatives secure jobs, without barriers it also gives the industry direct access to some of the best up-and-coming talent in the city. During a time where society is focused now more than ever on uplifting the next generation of diverse leaders, D&AD Shift offers a great opportunity to bridge the gap between education and employment in the creative sector. “It’s time we look towards a fairer future for the creative industries. Creativity thrives from diverse minds and perspectives, and the only way this can be harnessed...

Njera Perkins

Jul 7, 2021