Internet and Social Change: Building Culturally, Politically, and Technologically Connected Communities

January 9, 2016, Behailu Academy, Charlotte, NC

Internet + Social Change, Building Culturally, Polically, and Technologically Connected Communities


10:30a Welcome 

10:45a Introductions + Speed Dating

11:00a Spectrum mapping

11:45a Spotlight: Using the Internet for Social Change

  • Center for Media Justice, Steven Renderos
  • ColorOfChange.Org, Brandi Collins
  • Media Mobilizing Project, Bryan Mercer
  • CoWorker.Org, Michelle Miller

12:15p Lunch/Small group conversations

  • Education
  • Environmental Justice/Utility Justice
  • Worker Rights
  • Youth Organizing
  • Art + Culture
  • Economic Justice
  • Faith-based Action
  • Transportation
  • Criminal Justice

1:00p Tree of Community Knowledge

1:45p 2026 Vision

2:15p Closing and next steps

This workshop was made possible by:

National Sponsors: Media Democracy Fund, Arts & Democracy

Local Partners: Behailu Academy, PowerUp NC, QC Family Tree, The Tribe