The People’s Disruption: Platform Co-ops for Global Challenges REGISTRATION The first platform cooperativism event in 2015 popularized the #platformcoop idea, and the second event in 201…
#WakandaCon supports fans of the Black Panther movie in organizing and/or attending all-black viewings/theater take overs during the first week of the movie's release in February 2018.
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Design Trust for Public Space
The Design Trust for Public Space, in partnership with South Bronx Unite will award three fellowships for the Power in Place: Building Community Wealth and Well-Being in Mott Haven-Port Morris project in mapping, community planning, and participatory design. The fellowship in mapping has already been awarded to Monxo Lopez from South Bronx Unite.Building on a deep legacy of community organizing roots, Power in Place will make the case for community-prioritized use of land in the Mott Haven-Port Morris area. The project will explore the potential of the Community Land Trust&nbsp; (“CLT”) as a model for public space and will create a mapping framework and a series of maps, develop a community-driven plan for this neighborhood and a communi...
Big Tech is broken. Suddenly, a wide range of journalists and politicians agree that something has gone horribly wrong with the internet. How can the Left seize this opportunity to advance a radical vision for digital democracy? To discuss this question, and to celebrate the release of Logic's third issue, JUSTICE, we invite you to join a panel discussion with:Cathy O'Neil—mathematician, data scientist, and author of Weapons of Math DestructionTrebor Scholz—scholar, activist, and leading proponent of "platform cooperativism"Astra Taylor—filmmaker, writer, and author of The People's Platform Evan Malmgren—writer, author of an article in Logic's new issue on municipal broadbandMoira Weigel—postdoctoral fellow at Harvard, cofounder of Logic, and author of a recent Guardian Long Read on tech worker organizingModerated by Ben Tarnoff. Co-sponsored by NYC-DSA Tech Action.Accessibility info: The venue is accessible by elevator. Please let us know if we can provide any further information.