AMP Blog: data visualization
A community event or program, especially one that uplifts the needs of marginalized communities, can result in outcomes that ripple across space and time. Although some are predictable, there are often unexpected impacts when people come together to share a unique experience — new collaborations, job opportunities, ideas, and friendships can emerge.
Allied Media Projects is involved in four proposals that have been submitted for consideration to the Knight News Challenge. The News Challenge called for ideas that answer the question "How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation?" We responded with project proposals on community-based technology education, data visualization, and participatory action research.
Research Justice believes that communities are experts. Communities have first hand experience of oppressions, and research is a tool to package those experiences so that it can be used strategically to affect change. But is it "Just Research" or "just research"?