"How do you tap into students’ resiliency and channel their personal frustration and dissatisfaction against the social system that undermines their humanity?"
AMC season is in full swing. Over the last month, thanks to the vision development and outreach of the coordinators of the AMC2014 tracks, practice spaces and network gatherings, we received 360 session proposals for this year’s conference. This is more proposals than ever before!
The DiscoTech (short for "Discovering Technology") event was inspired by the Allied Media Conference Media Lab and developed by the Detroit Digital Justice Coalition as a space to learn about the impact and possibilities of technology within our communities. The DiscoTech model has spread beyond Detroit, through sessions at the Allied Media Conference and through the the publication of the "How To DiscoTech" zine. This Friday, the Codesign Studio of the MIT Center for Civic Media brings the DiscoTech to an impressively diverse range of locations: San Francisco; Karachi, Pakistan; Bangalore, India; Ramallah, Palestine; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Mexico City; Boston, and New York City. The theme of this series of DiscoTechs is counter-surveillance.
The Allied Media Conference is a participant-driven event. We need your session proposals! The deadline to propose a session is Saturday, March 1.
The coordinators of the International Trans Women of Color Network Gathering are raising funds to cover costs related to the production of the gathering.