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.
The Detroit Design Festival kicks off this week! Now in it’s fifth year, this annual event celebrates Detroit as a global center of design and creativity over five days of events including demos, panels, installations, parties and more. The festival is organized by the Detroit Creative Corridor Center. Events take place September 22-26 and are free and open to the public.
The leaves are turning color and the air is cooling here in Detroit, but we’ve already got next summer on our minds. Save the date for the 18th annual Allied Media Conference: June 16-19, 2016 in Detroit! We’ve printed up some flyers to help you spread the word.
Bring Octavia’s Brood to your community or campus – readings, workshops, and trainings now available
Did you arrive at the last page of Octavia’s Brood and find yourself wanting more? Octavia’s Brood co-editors adrienne maree brown and Walidah Imarisha, as well as the writers who contributed stories, are touring with readings, presentations, sci-fi fiction and sci-fi poetry workshops, emergent strategy trainings, sci-fi direct action trainings, and more!
We are excited to share the newly released “Detroit Future Schools Guide to Humanizing Schooling.” This guide includes tools, best practices and step-by-step curriculum planning exercises for educators who have a vision for transforming their classrooms.