Privacy & Public Action
What is a “tweet”? Need more “friends”? Want to use social media, but don’t know where to begin? Or do you already have accounts and want to learn some new tips and tools? If so, participate in our introductory workshop to get you going from start-up to effectiveness in 90 minutes.
We will cover:
- Creating accounts
- Using applications effectively
- Time saving posting methods
- Ways to reach out to new networks
- Getting more people to your actions/events
The food co-op movement in Boston has lost its direction in important ways, and need to be renewed and refreshed. Join veteran food co-op organizers in brainstorming how to use modern computers and other communication and office tools to create food co-ops that shine with democracy, creativity, and food that is healthy for people and the planet.
Presenter: Adam Frost
Equipment failure, Identity theft, embezzlement, fines for non-compliance, external hacking, burglary, fire, natural disasters-- all of these threaten your organization's mission. Join Computer Care and Learning's staff as they lead you through the steps to help make your computer systems stronger, safer, and compliant and compliant with the latest data safety laws.
Presenters: Adam Frost & Ellen Siegel
This participatory workshop considers the relevance of the Wikileaks model to local action. Participants are led through a series of questions to surface ideas and tacit knowledge about the strengths and weaknesses of the Wikileaks experience, the challenges of local government and transparency, how to protect individual whistleblowers, and how to distinguish private and public matters. The results of the conversation will published on this website.
Presenter: Suren Moodliar
*Mobile Voices (VozMob) is a platform for immigrant and/or low-wage workers in Los Angeles to create stories about their lives and communities directly from cell phones. VozMob appropriates technology to
create power in our communities and achieve greater participation in the digital public sphere.
In this workshop, participants will first hear about the history of the VozMob project, then get hands-on and create digital stories on their cell phones, then post them to the net.
Presenter: Sasha Costanza-Chock