Tag: immigrants

by Phuong Ly

“You have middle-aged people at your hackathon?!” That was the reaction of a couple of 20-something developers when they saw photos of a Migrahack, the immigration data hackathon organized by the Institute of Justice & Journalism. At Migrahacks, we’re proving that hackers aren’t just young white men, the typical image portrayed in Silicon Valley. Our […] more »

by David Sasaki

Last week I gave a guest lecture to USC’s COMM620 “research seminar on mobile phones, online community, and social change.” The course is the academic component of an ambitious project called Mobile Voices, funded by the Annenberg Program on Online Communities, the Social Science Research Council, and the Nokia Research Center. It is a great […] more »

by Todd Wolfson

The participants of Media Mobilizing Project and Juntos’s Immigrant and Low-Wage worker video project have finished their first batch of videos. The videos tell a wide array of stories focusing on health in the community, discrimination against immigrants, the role of unions in protecting immigrant workers and community outreach. As a reminder, the project is […] more »

by Gabriel Berrios

Versión en español más abajo. Greetings all, for some time now we have been deeply involved in developing our project and carrying out the audiovisual production workshops with the immigrant population in Philadelphia. The workshops have had a good turnout, and as you may know already from my colleague Todd Wolfson, the first 20 participants […] more »