AMP News: Open Technology Institute

Re-imagining the Internet: Lessons from Our 2015 Seed Grantees

In 2015, DCTP and the Open Technology Institute initiated the Community Technology Partnership to provide seed grants to 11 global civil society organizations that are using digital infrastructure to strengthen their communities.

Meet the Community Technology International Seed Grantees

We are excited to introduce the 11 seed grantees awarded funding in 2015 for community-controlled communications infrastructure projects. These projects use a community organizing process to plan, build and govern a shared communications infrastructure in their city or region.

Check out the new Re(Building) Technology Zine and read an excerpt!

The Detroit Community Technology Project, in partnership with the Open Technology Institute, presents the Re(Building) Technology Zine, a collection of tools, stories and practices that support the growth and development of the community technology movement.

Digital Stewards from Detroit and Red Hook, Brooklyn join forces in Berlin at the International Summit for Community Wireless

INTERVIEW | Digital Stewards Represent Detroit at the International Summit for Community Wireless in Berlin

In early October 2013, while the U.S. government’s shutdown and Detroit’s municipal bankruptcy filing were making international headlines, a delegation of four Detroiters shared their innovations in neighborhood-based communications infrastructure at the International Summit for Community Wireless in Berlin.

Digital Stewards present plans for mesh networks in the Detroit Future Media training lab.

Digital Stewards launch community wireless networks in Detroit

AMP recently completed its first full-length Digital Stewards program, a 20-week community technology training designed and implemented in partnership with the Open Technology Institute (OTI) of the New America Foundation.