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Steven Renderos Delivers Testimony for Net Neutrality in California

This afternoon in Sacramento, CA, our Organizing Director delivered a version of the following words during a hearing on California’s net neutrality bill, SB 822:  Members of the Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee, I’d like to thank you for giving me an opportunity to offer some remarks today. My name is Steven Renderos and I’m Read more

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A Rejuvenating Week in Detroit

At a time when our communities and movements are under seemingly continuous attack, media justice leaders nationwide gathered at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit this June for an inspiring, cathartic, and ultimately rejuvenating week of community building. From our annual Membership Assembly on day one of the conference to the dozens of workshops led by Read more

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Exposing Surveillance and High Tech Policing

Law enforcement’s ability to surveil our communities and collect our information is rapidly expanding. New government surveillance efforts and predictive policing programs are popping up constantly and being justified in the name of protecting public safety. Yet nearly all information about how these tools are used is withheld from the public, and agencies refuse to Read more

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Team Media Justice at the Allied Media Conference

The Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) is holding its annual Membership Assembly at the Allied Media Conference this week! Our Membership Assembly, happening June 14th in Detroit, is the largest convening of the year and will unite dozens of members from around the country to strategize and strengthen the movement for our digital civil rights – Read more

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Get On the Bus for Net Neutrality!

This Tuesday May 29th we’ll be matching Comcast and AT&T’s lobbying power in Sacramento by speaking up and showing lawmakers our support for SB 822, California’s comprehensive Net Neutrality bill. SB 822 is the strongest Net Neutrality bill in the country, and the large Internet Service Providers are spending millions to try and stop it. Read more

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Help Team #MediaJustice Imagine a New Future

It’s hard to keep dreaming when you’re under attack — when your communities are being surveilled and silenced, and technology is being used to criminalize and incarcerate those around you. That’s exactly why we need the vision and inspiration of the leaders in the Media Action Grassroots Network. And they are prepared to provide it, Read more

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Senate Votes to Preserve Net Neutrality

Racial justice advocates claimed a small but crucial victory today as the Senate voted in favor of the Congressional Review Act (CRA), taking an important step towards preserving a free and open internet for people of color and other vulnerable communities online. The Senate, with bipartisan support, voted 52-47 to pass the CRA following weeks Read more

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The Internet is Going Red for Net Neutrality

Squad, it’s a red alert. The Senate will vote next week on overturning the FCC’s decision and saving net neutrality. And we only need one more vote to guarantee victory!  Earlier this year the FCC caved to big internet service providers like Verizon and Comcast, throwing out the net neutrality rules that protect a free and open Read more

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Media Justice Leaders Strategize, Celebrate at Annual Governance Retreat

Last month, leaders from organizations across the Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) convened for our annual Governance Retreat – mapping out the year in our battle for racial, economic, and media justice. It was a three day event that featured discussions and debates, strategizing and celebration, as CMJ welcomed members from near and far to Read more

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Join us in DC for a grassroots digital security training and panel discussion!

Calling all DC-area activists of color and allies! CMJ is teaming up with BYP100 – an organization of young Black activists and organizers creating change in the US – to bring you two free events: Power Not Paranoia and a Grassroots Digital Security Training. Power Not Paranoia: Friday, May 18 | 7 – 9 pm Read more