The COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us of the importance of technology and the internet – enabling us to get the latest public health updates, consult with doctors, attend classes, order groceries, and connect with loved ones. It also reminded us of the challenges faced by nonprofits and our communities in accessing and using technology.
In addition to the latest federal COVID-19 policy developments impacting nonprofits, our June 4 update covered digital policy issues impacting nonprofits and communities, and how you can advocate for change with government, legislative, and corporate leaders.
Lucy Bernholz’s recent report: INTEGRATED ADVOCACY: PATHS FORWARD FOR DIGITAL CIVIL SOCIETY
Lucy Bernholz’s upcoming research project: Civic Tech: Racial Equity, Technology and the City of Minneapolis
This project seeks to build upon the existing City of Minneapolis’ Strategic and Racial Equity Action Plan by adopting technology considerations such as transparent design in facial recognition, predictive analytics used in bail algorithms, data collected from body cameras and video surveillance.
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