Who We Are
We are a five-person team concerned about the ways our communities’ digital information is collected, stored, and shared by government and corporations.
|Tamika Lewis: An organizer and artist whose primary focus is advancing Queer People of Color and marginalized communities.|
|Tawana Petty: A mother, anti-racist social justice organizer, author, and poet, born and raised in Detroit, Michigan.|
|Mariella Saba: practices popular education, cultural work, and healing arts, to collectively, creatively, and healthily uproot the genocidal set-ups of our global dis-ease.|
|Virginia Eubanks: A writer, teacher and welfare rights organizer from Troy, NY.|
|Seeta Peña Gangadharan: A mother, activist researcher, and social justice optimist born in New Jersey and working in London.|
Center for Community Transitions, Inc. (Charlotte): CCT is primarily focused on helping individuals with criminal records and their families navigate paths towards healthy and productive lives.
Detroit Community Technology Project: A sponsored project of Allied Media Projects, DCTP uses and develops technology rooted in community needs to strengthen human connections to each other and the planet.
Stop LAPD Spying Coalition: A sponsored project of the Los Angeles Community Action Network, SLSC is dedicated to dismantling government-sanctioned spying and intelligence gathering, in all its forms.
New America (fiscal sponsor): NA is a think tank committed to renewing American politics, prosperity, and purpose in the Digital Age.
London School of Economics and Political Science: LSE is a social science university based in the United Kingdom.
Our Principles and Values
We are guided by the principles of digital justice. These principles stress the importance of spaces through which people can investigate community problems, generate solutions, create media, and organize together. See the Detroit Digital Justice Principles at http://detroitdjc.org.
Who Funds This Work
This work is made possible in part by a grant from Digital Trust Foundation. The Digital Trust Foundation was set up by Facebook after losing a class action lawsuit. DTF funds projects that promote online privacy, safety, and security.