AMP Blog: ddjc

Tawana Petty joins the Detroit Community Technology Project as Data Justice Community Researcher

The Detroit Community Technology Project is excited to welcome Tawana Petty to the team as our Data Justice Community Researcher beginning in January 2016. Tawana has a diverse background of community organizing experience in Detroit, particularly around issues such as water rights, digital justice, and youth advocacy.

The Opening Data Zine is Here!

The Detroit Community Technology Project (DCTP) and the Detroit Digital Justice Coalition (DDJC) are excited to present the Opening Data zine. The Opening Data zine offers a primer on open data, real-world examples of data discrimination, use cases of data in organizing, creative data storytelling, and more.

Social Justice DiscoTech in Toronto (April 26)

The Social Justice DiscoTech is a one-day social justice-focused skill-sharing extravaganza featuring numerous design and technology discovery stations. Held at the Bento Miso Collaborative Workspace in Toronto, funds raised through the event will support the Future Design Lab at AMC2014.

Twitter Training at Detroit Future Celebration Discotech. Photo by Piper Carter.

Report-back video, media showcase, and opening remarks from the Detroit Future Celebration

Last Saturday, we hosted an event celebrating two years of building a digital justice movement in Detroit through our two-year federal Broadband Technology Opportunities Fund grant. The Detroit Future Celebration was attended by more than 150 and featured a community report-back back followed by a DiscoTech (Discovering Technology) fair.

Check out below our report-back slideshow video, "Prezi" media showcase, and AMP Co-Director Jenny Lee's opening remarks from the event.