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Designing sexual health — with youth, for youth.

HCDExchange is a community of people and organizations collaborating to advance learning, evidence, and practices at the intersection of human-centered design and adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
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How to get involved

Welcome to the HCDExchange community platform! Here are some of the things we're working on and ways to get involved over the next 2–3 months.

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How we serve you

Youth

We are dedicated to making sure that sexual and reproductive health services are designed with you and reflect your needs, context, and reality. Youth are welcome to join our community — and we have dedicated Youth Leadership Hub associates to guide you.

Designers

Attend an event to learn how fellow designers are approaching ASRH. Get answers in our community discussion forum (coming soon!) or join a Working Group to advance strategies for integrating design into ASRH. Apply for a Design Fellowship.

Funders

Learn from progam officers who have invested in initiatives that use HCD. Get a better sense of what to look for in proposals and how to monitor and evaluate HCD+ASRH programs. Get updates about the latest evidence. Point your grantees to opportunities for peer learning and support.

Government

Explore what types of endorsements and policies need to be in place to boost meaningful youth participation. Connect with others to learn how they have approached similar opportunities and challenges. Get updates about the impacts of using HCD.

Evaluators & Researchers

Contribute to advancing our Learning Agenda — or join / learn from a Working Group. We’ll be digging into questions like: Does HCD bring greater agency to youth? What does a good HCD+ASRH intervention look like? Which models are most effective?

Program Implementers

Find design and youth partners to co-create ASRH solutions. Test models of HCD+ASRH integration and share learning with the community. Stay up to date with the latest resources. Attend an event — or connect with us to share your work as a presenter.