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How Technology Impacts Social Justice Movement

October 21, 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
GRB 360 A

Track: Community
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Level: All

There has been various initiatives that have tried to tackle social justice through technology. Open source has certainly made impact in engaging women in social impact projects. But when the number of women returning citizen from mass incarceration increases over the last decades by 500%, the long lasting effects it has on children and communities is substantial. Technology does not solve all the problems, but it brings people together with new focus on problem solving, open data and accelerates it impact on marginalized communities. Learn about how technology impacts social justice movement and how you can get involved.

Speaker(s)

, Executive Director & President, Mission: Launch, Inc.
, Director of ABI Communities, Anita Borg Institute
, 2016 Open Society: Soros Justice Fellow/Dir. Strategy & Innovation, Mission: Launch, Inc.
, Director of State Legislative Affairs and Special Projects, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
, Policy Analyst, Sunlight Foundation