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2015 Heroes & Villains of Human Rights and Communications Surveillance

Malkia Cyril was recently named one of 2015 Heroes & Villains of Human Rights and Communications Surveillance by Access, an organization that according to their mission defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk around the world. In their blog post they said Malkia was a hero because, “As executive director of the Read more

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Civil Rights, Big Data, and Our Algorithmic Future

Key decisions that shape people’s lives—decisions about jobs, healthcare, housing, education, criminal justice and other key areas—are, more and more often, being made automatically by computers. As a result, a growing number of important conversations about civil rights, which focus on how these decisions are made, are also becoming discussions about how computer systems work. Read more

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Echoing Justice: Communications Strategies for Community Organizing in the 21st Century

In a media environment dominated by stereotypes and special interests, network driven communications strategies powered by grassroots organizing are more vital than ever. Use the share button to join the conversation on narrative strategy, infrastructure and resources to win the framing contests of the 21st century. Resources for Echoing Justice were provided by the Surdna Foundation, the Read more

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Worksheet: Branding and Slogans for Organizing Campaigns

Movements can brand campaigns to evoke meaning, call people to action, and show a vision for a new, more just future. Use this tool to develop a branding strategy for your organization to move your goals and mission.

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2014 Knowledge Exchange Report

2014 Knowledge Exchange Report from the Center for Media Justice & Consumers Union- Digital Discrimination: Big Data, Surveillance & Racial Justice. Participants grappled with the queston, what does it take to build a movement in the era of digital surveillance?