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INTRODUCTION

WHY?

We see an untapped workforce of next generation leaders who are extremely talented, motivated, and passionate. WYRD exists to activate and apply this workforce to solving complex global challenges.

HOW?

  • Organize and execute paid, short-term, high impact projects.
  • Align a pipeline of diverse young talent.
  • Use short form content to access and share these opportunities.

WHAT?

WYRD is a decentralized media company that builds, funds, and curates micro-teams of talented young people to complete measurable outcomes with a social benefit.

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  • A Message From Our Founder
  • Our Managing Director

COMMUNITY HEALING

WHY?

We need a more effective way for communities affected by systemic oppression and injustice to have the interpersonal dialogues necessary to heal generations of trauma.

HOW?

  • Fund local artists and activists to develop a curriculum that heals trauma through art.
  • Offer this course for free to members of the local community.
  • Create and distribute a toolkit that allows other communities to adopt this concept.

WHAT?

A two week long course that helps individuals and communities integrate their trauma through learning an artistic medium.

Apply to have this in your community!
  • Andre - Project Lead
  • Carol - Project Supporter

HEALTH & WELLNESS

WHY?

How people take care of their bodies has become of new importance in the post-COVID19 world. Providing individuals with information on how to keep their immune systems healthy is essential.

HOW?

  • Research and aggregate findings related to immune health.
  • Fund a student to turn that into a comprehensive whitepaper on the subject.
  • Project partner, Lily's Sweets will distribute information through their massive social media following.

WHAT?

A student is getting paid to use her skill set to help a leading brand distribute information on health & wellness.

Project Complete!
  • Amanda - Project Lead
  • Jane - Project Supporter

IMPACT MARKETING

WHY?

With everything going on in the world, our media platforms are flooded with negative information. We saw an opportunity to create content about those responding to adversity in a positive way.

HOW?

  • Find a diverse group of individuals with inspiring stories.
  • Fund a communications student to develop and promote a marketing campaign with these stories.
  • Distribute this content through our brand partner Peak State Coffee's channels.

WHAT?

A five part mini-series on how a rapper, athlete, congresswoman, and farmer find their “Peak State.”

Project Complete!
  • What Is Your Peak State

PRISON REFORM

WHY?

Our prison system is full of complex challenges. There is a massive opportunity to help formerly incarcerated individuals reintegrate back into society more effectively.

HOW?

  • Define the immediate needs of partner organization Defy Ventures.
  • Align next generation talent who can complete these outcomes.
  • Solidify sponsor to support the talent in executing this project.

WHAT?

A short-term high impact project that sponsors next generation talent in assisting Defy Ventures in completing their next milestones.

Looking for project sponsors!
  • Izzy - Program Manger
  • Stacey - Executive Director

FUTURE PROJECTS

WHY?

There are millions of brilliant young people who are craving opportunities to both further their own lives and make a positive impact.

HOW?

  • Encourage more people to apply in!
  • Establish parameters of more socially beneficial projects.
  • Continue to focus on media as an access point to these opportunities.

WHAT?

WYRD is a continuous stream of short-term, high impact projects. We are a next generation workforce, equipped with the framework, the capital, and the passion to truly facilitate global change.

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  • The Next Workforce