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Friday, June 15 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Community Tech in Practice: Building Community Wifi Networks

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How can learning to build our own internet infrastructure build a culture of consent and self determination?We`ll share lessons from building community wireless networks in NYC & Detroit, and the steps to make it happen. We’ll share activities from our upcoming Digital Stewards workbook (October publication) that guide groups in starting local networks, and offer how-to tech and organizing skills. Participants will have the opportunity to pre-order the workbook for a special AMC discounted rate!


Teresa Basilio Gaztambide

Teresa Basilio Gaztambide is the deputy director of New America’s Resilient Communities program., Resilient Just Technologies/Resilient Networks NYC
Teresa Basilio Gaztambide is the Director of Resilient Just Networks working in collaboration with five flood-prone communities in NYC to co-design, build and maintain weather-resistant and locally controlled wifi networks and to work with local partners to bring critical communications... Read More →

Diana Nucera

Detroit Community Technology Project
The director of the Detroit Community Technology Project and co-founder of the Detroit Digital Justice Coalition. Her work for the past 12 years has focused on developing popular education materials that empower communities to use media and technology to investigate, illuminate, and... Read More →

Friday June 15, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT