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Saturday, June 17 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Power Not Paranoia!

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How are data-driven systems affecting our community's ability to access basic human needs? In this interactive storytelling session with the Our Data Bodies Project, we will explore the experiences of individuals from Charlotte, Detroit, Los Angeles, and the AMC. We will examine connections and patterns so we can begin to imagine and develop creative tools and practices that will advance our communities from paranoia to power.

Presenters
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Virginia Eubanks

A writer, teacher and welfare rights organizer from Troy, NY., Our Data Bodies Project/New America
Virginia Eubanks is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University at Albany, SUNY. She is the author of Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor; Digital Dead End: Fighting for Social Justice in the Information Age; and co-editor... Read More →
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Seeta Peña Gangadharan

A mother, activist researcher, and social justice optimist born in New Jersey and working in London., Our Data Bodies Project/London School of Economics and Political Science
Seeta Peña Gangadharan is a mother, activist researcher, and social justice optimist born in New Jersey and working in London.
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Tamika Lewis

An organizer and artist whose primary focus is advancing Queer People of Color and marginalized communities., Our Data Bodies Project/Center for Community Transitions, Inc.
Tamika Lewis an organizer and artist from Charlotte, NC whose primary focused on advancing Black, QPOC, and marginalized communities.
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Tawana Petty

Detroit Community Technology Project/Petty Propolis
Tawana "Honeycomb" Petty is a mother, anti-racist social justice organizer, youth advocate, poet and author. She is the Data Justice Coordinator and Communications Assistant for the Detroit Community Technology Project (DCTP), founding member of the Our Data Bodies Project (ODB... Read More →
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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., Our Data Bodies Project/Stop LAPD Spying Coalition
Cultural worker, community organizer, and healing arts practitioner. | Who I am today is a collective journey | Born awake, guided through every breath, every step, sun n moon | to end the wars on our sacred earth bodies | I am reflections and intentions of our ancestors movements... Read More →


Saturday June 17, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Student Center: Hilberry C