AMP Blog: Detroit Community Technology Project

Re-imagining the Internet: Lessons from Our 2015 Seed Grantees

In 2015, DCTP and the Open Technology Institute initiated the Community Technology Partnership to provide seed grants to 11 global civil society organizations that are using digital infrastructure to strengthen their communities.

Detroit Community Technology Project interviewed in Michigan Radio

Ever wondered what a “community wireless network” is? Want to learn how to share an Internet connection in your community? Check out this interview with The Detroit Community Technology Project on The Next Idea, a project of Michigan Radio whose mission is to share “new innovations and ideas that will change our state.”

Tawana Petty joins the Detroit Community Technology Project as Data Justice Community Researcher

The Detroit Community Technology Project is excited to welcome Tawana Petty to the team as our Data Justice Community Researcher beginning in January 2016. Tawana has a diverse background of community organizing experience in Detroit, particularly around issues such as water rights, digital justice, and youth advocacy.

Video and Photos from the Data DiscoTech

The Detroit Digital Justice Coalition, Detroit Community Technology Project, and Detroit People’s Platform collaborated to organize the first “Data DiscoTech” on September 15th, 2015 at the Samaritan Center. Check out our video recap of the event!