June 6, 2024

Canva Gets More Inclusive Imagery With New pocstock Partnership


Global stock media platform pocstock has joined forces with Canva to bring diverse and inclusive visual content to the visual communication platform.


pocstock is a global stock media platform that focuses on people of color. It is on a mission to change the way the world sees Black, Asian, Hispanic, Indigenous, LGBTQIA+, and differently-abled people of color.

Founded by Steve Jones and DeSean Brown, pocstock aims to help people of color change how they see themselves by ensuring everyone everywhere has access to positive, beautiful and authentic images of people of color.

pocstock works alongside companies DEI&B, corporate communications, and creative and production teams to help create authentic content and meaningful conversations.

pocstock Partners With Canva

“As we continue to celebrate our ‘Year of the Partnership’, we’re excited to announce that we recently partnered with Canva, the all-in-one visual communication platform used by hundreds of millions of people around the world to create all types of content, including social media posts, presentations, posters, videos, logos, and more,” pocstock wrote on LinkedIn.

pocstock expects to deliver its diverse and inclusive content to Canva users worldwide with the new partnership.

“Our brands have a shared mission of building the world’s largest and most inclusive image libraries and promoting positive representation of people from different racial and cultural backgrounds, genders/IDs, ages, abilities, and celebrating their differences.”

L-R: Steve Jones, Melanie Perkins, CEO & Co-Founder of Canva, DeSean Brown. Credit: pocstock via LinkedIn.

Sara Keenan

Tech Reporter at POCIT. Following her master's degree in journalism, Sara cultivated a deep passion for writing and driving positive change for Black and Brown individuals across all areas of life. This passion expanded to include the experiences of Black and Brown people in tech thanks to her internship experience as an editorial assistant at a tech startup.