Civic Tech News & Analysis from Civic Hall

Cayden Mak

Cayden Mak is Chief Technology Officer at, an organization founded in 2012 to organize Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders online. For the past three years, they have designed, hacked, and deployed tech to better organize people and promote popular education in the AAPI community for civic engagement, racial justice, and transformative structural change.

Cayden is particularly interested in understanding how technology shapes our collective political imagination, both online and off. They are an MFA candidate at SUNY Buffalo, working on visual culture and new media organizing. They blog very occasionally at, and you can follow them on Twitter @cayden.

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