Data, noun. Things known or assumed as facts, making the basis of reasoning or calculation.
Data, often presented as objective and unbiased governs much of the public policy that affects the lives of poor people and people of color. Join this important discussion featuring activists and organizers documenting the ways our communities’ digital information is collected, stored, and shared by governments and corporations. Presenters will also share the ways organizers can use data to support campaigns and movements for justice.
Tawana Petty, Detroit Community Technology Project
Tamika Lewis, Organizer at Our Data Bodies
Jenn Cervella, Data and Targeting Specialist at AFSCME
Yeshimabeit Milner, Founder Data 4 Black Lives