AMP News: Detroit Digital Justice Coalition

Guidelines for Equitable Open Data

Since the City of Detroit launched the Open Data Portal and GO DATA policy initiative in 2015, the Detroit Digital Justice Coalition (DDJC) and Detroit Community Technology Project (DCTP) have been exploring how to advance equitable practices for collecting, disseminating and using open data. Here are our recommended Guidelines for Equitable Open Data in Detroit.

Detroiters Demystify “Data” through DiscoTechs

The Detroit Community Technology Project in collaboration with the Detroit Digital Justice Coalition, hosted its third “Data DiscoTech” at the Boggs Education Center on June 2, 2016. At the Data DiscoTech young people learned about what data is, unique ways to create data visualizations, and how to collect and analyze data.

Video and Photos from the Data DiscoTech

The Detroit Digital Justice Coalition, Detroit Community Technology Project, and Detroit People’s Platform collaborated to organize the first “Data DiscoTech” on September 15th, 2015 at the Samaritan Center. Check out our video recap of the event!

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.

SEPT 19: “Data DiscoTech” event to explore the impact of open data on grassroots communities

In partnership with the Detroit People Platform and the Detroit Digital Justice Coalition, presents the “Data DiscoTech.” This event will explore the potential benefits of open data to grassroots communities. The event is open to the public and will take place on September 19th, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Samaritan Behavioral Center (5555 Conner St.).