Inneract Project (IP) is a professionally-supported program that provides free design classes and initiatives to inner-city youth, in order to introduce them to the field of design and channel their creativity into viable career paths. Our program includes 1) a Youth Design Academy, which is one 8-week class session per year that provides middle school students with hands-on design exercises 2) Learning Labs, which are workshops, lectures and studio tours throughout the year for middle and high schoolers, and 3) Designed., an ongoing video series documenting designers, celebrities and everyday people’s stories about design.