LESSONS FROM THE FIELD: WINNING THE FIGHT TO SAVE THE INTERNET

Fake news, corporate control of the internet, digital surveillance, law enforcement agencies using big data to target communities of color  — all of these issues have taken on increasing importance in recent years. The Center for Media Justice (CMJ), founded in 2008, is at the forefront in ensuring that communities of color are at the […]

CALLING ALL NERDS

The other day Jen Soriano (ReFrame Mentor and program advisor) called me. I could hear the clatter of dishes, a hissing espresso machine, and snippets of other people’s conversations in the background.  We’ve been talking a lot in the last few weeks since we launched the program. Now we are getting ready for the opening retreat next […]

IT’S PERSONAL

My first week at the Miami Workers Center, I was handed a press list and told to get reporters to a press conference the following week.  “How?” I asked.  “Figure it out,” was the response. But I wasn’t left out to dry. I worked closely with a dedicated mentor and manager. She invested time in teaching […]