We are a collaborative of passionate people who want to put some good in this world. We look forward to meeting you in person, connecting with you online, and collaborating to bring sustainability and resiliency into all of our communities.


daria drake, Founder & art director

Durhamite, outdoor enthusiast, yogi, climber, design and sustainability thinker. She believes in using her skills for positive change. Her dog, Boogie, is her sidekick and she wishes she could free all animals from suffering. Check out more of Daria's design work at Drak Haus.

Ryan-Ashley Anderson, editor & content strategist

By day, Ryan-Ashley Anderson is an advertising account executive and copywriter, freelance copywriter and editor, and small business social media strategy consultant. By night, she writes jokes, makes jewelry, and lays awake trying to come up with ways to save the world from plastic bottle waste. Find out more at her website,

Stephanie p. leathers, photography + community collaborator 

Durham native, Stephanie Leathers, is an artist, educator, dance-maker, and freelance photographer. Her passion is composing ways to bring communities together through art. Learn more about Stephanie and her current community project and site-specific series, "SundaySITES", on her website:

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