March 29, 2017

Civic Hall Presents: #ResistTools March Member Show-and-Tell

Location: The Stage

6:00pm - 8:30pm EDT

Join Civic Hall for our March Member Show-and-Tell featuring presentations and project demos from those using technology for the public good. This monthly series showcases current Civic Hall members focusing on work that is helping to defend civil society, human rights, and constitutional democracy since the election of 2016.

Please RSVP today! This event is open to the public.

6:00 – 6:30pm – Registration & Networking
6:30 – 6:40pm – Welcome from Civic Hall
6:45 – 8:00pm – Member Presentations/Demos & Audience Q&A
8:00 – 8:05pm – Concluding Remarks
8:05 – 8:30pm – Networking & Closing

1. Micah Sifry, Civic Hall
Micah will share the Resist Projects spreadsheet – built with the help of members during our “call-to-action” group meetings – to map the landscape of new groups, projects, and tools that have emerged since the election.

2. Erin Mazursky, Rhize
Rhize works with nonviolent movements to build active, diverse participation so that societies have the democratic capacities to create sustainable change. The organization coaches movements, trains organizations, and connects everyone to a global ecosystem of movement support.

3. Deirdre Shannon, is an organization started by key leaders in the tech community to promote policies that keep the United States and its citizens competetive in the global economy – including comprehensive immigration reform and education reform.

4. Rapi Castillo, Progressive Coders Network
The Progressive Coders Network is an organization that builds on the momentum of Bernie Sanders’ 2016 campaign to create a sustainable network of volunteers and cement the role of volunteer tech in politics.

5. Alida Beck, iCitizen
iCitizen is an online polling tool that connects people with their elected officials and organizations to shape the policies that affect their lives.

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