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Welcome to the 21st Allied Media Conference!

This year we have gone VIRTUAL! AMC kicks-off Thursday July 23rd!

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Friday, July 24 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Whose Internet? OUR INTERNET!!!

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Our social movements helped shape the early internet but corporate backlash has since pushed our movements’ reliance on corporate technologies.
In this workshop, activists of the liberatory Internet movement will guide participants in an interactive time-line exercise: identifying and mapping the points in our movements’ histories that have shaped our relationship with the Internet for the last half century and collectively visualizing and strategizing what our future relationship should be.

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Alice Aguilar

Executive Director, Progressive Technology Project. Co-organizer, Movement Techie convergence. Co-author, Movement Techi, Progressive Technology Project
Alice Aguilar is Executive Director of Progressive Technology Project, a social justice movement technology organization. Alice’s work involves leading the fight against racism and sexism in technology and winning respect for the people of color doing technology work within social... Read More →

Jamie McClelland

Progressive Technology Project and May First Movement Technology
Jamie McClelland is technology systems director for the Progressive Technology Project and is also co-founder and Board member of May First Movement Technology, a membership organization of progressive groups worldwide who use the Internet.

Alfredo Lopez

Outreach Coordinator, May First Movement Technology
Veteran activist Alfredo Lopez is a co-founder and currently in the leadership of May First Movement Technology. During more than half century of activism, he has helped organize many major demonstrations, campaigns and coalition efforts on a wide variety of issues and authored six... Read More →
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Jaime Villarreal

May First Movement Technology
Jaime is committed to supporting the technology and communications needs of popular, social, and liberatory movements and communities that assume collective responsibility for maintaining their own autonomous technology infrastructure free of surveillance and repression. He is inspired... Read More →

Friday July 24, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT