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Friday, June 15 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
#MoreThanCode: Findings from the Tech 4 Social Justice Field Scan

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What does it look like to really use technology as a tool for liberation? We`ll share key findings from "#MoreThanCode: Practitioners reimagine the landscape of technology for justice and equity," a nationwide field scan by the Tech for Social Justice Project that included over 100 interviews and 11 focus groups (including one at AMC2017!) You`ll explore stories, data, and recommendations, then workshop methods to advance design justice in your own workplace.

Presenters
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Sasha Costanza-Chock

MIT
Sasha Costanza-Chock (pronouns: they/them or she/her) is Associate Professor of Civic Media at MIT, Faculty Associate at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and creator of the MIT Codesign Studio (http://codesign.mit.edu). Their work focuses on transformative... Read More →
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Helyx Chase Scearce Horwitz

Helyx Chase Scearce Horwitz is the Technology Manager at the Media Mobilizing Project. Based in their hometown of Philadelphia, Helyx is a independent video artist and activist who is passionate about storytelling as a means to draw connections. Their video art is built by, about, and for televisions and computers and lives at the intersection of experimental video and technology. Helyx holds a B.A. from Hampshire College where they studied Video, Social Movements, and Youth Development, Media Mobilizing Project
Helyx Chase Scearce Horwitz is a Philadelphia based video artist, technologist, and activist who is committed to the power of story. They have worked on documentaries, non-fiction and experimental narratives, multi-channel video installation, archival video presentations, and oral... Read More →
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T4SJ Project Partners

Additional possible presenters to be confirmed from RAD, OTI, and project partner orgs: Maya Wagoner, Berhan Taye (RAD), Georgia Bullen (OTI), Nat Meysenberg (OTI), Harlan Yu (Upturn), Jamie McClelland (MayFirst/People Link), Alfredo Lopez (May First/People Link), Susan Mernit (Hack... Read More →


Friday June 15, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm
STATE HALL: Room 114

Attendees (175)