Tech Power to the People! Digital Community Engagement

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Saturday 12th March, 2011

12:30pm to 1:30pm (CST)

How do we ensure no one is left behind in the tech revolution? This panel is designed to provide a look into the best practices for using media to engage with communities, particularly minority outreach and low income/low access areas. This panel will feature a variety of activists explaining the ways in which they have used mobile campaigns, apps, blogs, and other methods to engage their communities and transfer skills, as well as tips for evaluation and measuring results.

LEVEL: Beginner

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Miriam Perez

Founder, RadicalDoula.com; writer, speaker and consultant focused on health, race and gender. Former Editor, Feministing.com. bio from Twitter

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Latoya Peterson

I stay scribbling. Spotted most often at Racialicious, also at Vibe, The Root, Spin, American Prospect, and The Guardian. ONA Content Producer. bio from Twitter

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Salina Brown
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John Keefe

Data news editor / MacGyver for @WNYC. Journohacking, making maps and showing my work.

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8 attendees

  • Heather Alden
  • John Keefe
  • Charles Klein
  • Latoya Peterson
  • Liz Heron
  • Chrys Wu
  • Miriam Zoila Pérez
  • Tyson Evans

15 trackers

  • Brad Belote
  • Carrie Stalder
  • Chris Sweet
  • michael
  • Dr. Goddess
  • PF Samuelson
  • Jen Lee Reeves
  • kathybabb
  • liangcw
  • Chris Carter
  • Mark R. Andrus
  • Steve Myers
  • Gene Smith
  • Patricia Marinho
  • Shelley Cook

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Time 12:30pm1:30pm CST

Date Sat 12th March 2011


Room 10AB, Austin Convention Center

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