AMP Blog: East Michigan Environmental Action Council

Next City covers AMP’s local digital justice work

The urban planning magazine, Next City recently published two important articles by Detroit-based journalist Anna Clark that explore the complex and contentious planning process known as the Detroit Works Project, recently rebranded as Detroit Future City.

Learn how we used $1.8 million in stimulus funds to seed a digital justice movement in Detroit

On Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 the Detroit Digital Justice Coalition (DDJC) and Detroit Future programs will celebrate two years of building a digital justice movement in Detroit. The Detroit Future celebration will mark the close of our Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant and will include a community report-back on how these federal funds were spent to benefit Detroit.

Report Back: AMP and EMEAC present at Rutgers

Last week Allied Media Projects Co-Director Jenny Lee presented at Representing the City: Technology Action and Change at Rutgers University, alongside Victoria Goff and Lottie Spady of East Michigan Environmental Action Council (EMEAC). This critical exploration of power and process in the collection and ownership of data was hosted by Rutgers' Bloustein School of Public Policy.