B Impact Report

Logo for Affect Conf, LLC

Affect Conf, LLC

Community conference
Certified Since: March, 2017
Location: Portland, Oregon, United States
Sector: Service with Minor Environmental Footprint

Overall B Impact Scoreinfo_outline

108.5

The B Impact Scores are being compared against all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

Affect Conf is an annual 2-day community conference in Portland, Oregon created to highlight the spectrum of work, design, and culture that social change is built upon. Affect is part talks and part nonprofit group volunteering, featuring stories from activists, creators, and techies working in social impact. Attendees have traveled from Seattle, the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, D.C., and more cities to take part in the event and spent a half day helping out a nonprofit partner off-site.

Past topics covered at Affect Conf include: designing in times of social conflict & transition, ethics of care in technologyNon-binary gender inclusivity and self-care while working in social good

At its core, Affect is about valuing people from diverse backgrounds and trying to create the world that we want to live in. Being part of an established network that holds the same ideals allows us to partner with like-minded organizations and have an even bigger impact on our community.

Affect's mission is to educate and inspire at the intersection of social change and systemic design, with an emphasis towards boosting the visibility of underrepresented groups and individuals working in the space.

Impact Area Scoresinfo_outline