#MoreThanCode: Practitioners Reimagine the landscape of technology for justice and equity

Over the past 2 years, we have been research partners in this exciting investigation of technology for social justice.  The full report is now live and public at https://morethancode.cc    #MoreThanCode is a participatory action research report based on interviews, focus groups, and data analysis with 188 tech practitioners from across the U.S.A. The report […]

Facebook: The Fight For Net Neutrality is Not Over

PhillyCam’s Vanessa Maria Graber interviews Di Luong, MMP Research Fellow, about the ongoing fight for Net Neutrality. Di speaks about the importance of Net Neutrality in making sure that marginalized voices and stories don’t get overshadowed by corporate interests. They also discuss Di’s research in pretrial risk assessment algorithms used by the police and judges […]

A Vision for Our Future: 2018 MMP Community Building Dinner

 Registration is closed for this event Come together with movement leaders from around the city to honor our collective struggles, victories, and shared vision of a future where we all thrive.   The Community Building Dinner is a long running MMP tradition to bring together folks working across the movement in our region to break […]

Newsweek: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS RACIST YET COMPUTER ALGORITHMS ARE DECIDING WHO GOES TO PRISON

When Hannah Sassaman first heard that the city of Philadelphia was looking to use artificial intelligence to help judges determine whether someone accused of a crime should be released before trial, she didn’t know much about it or similar efforts underway in cities and states nationwide. But after years of working directly with communities of […]

Philadelphia Magazine: Without Net Neutrality, We Can’t Trust Comcast to Do What’s Right

In this article, MMP Policy Director, Hannah Sassaman writes about the fight to save net neutrality. She about the communities that protested in December 2017 before FCC’s vote to eliminate net neutrality, and the ongoing fight to reverse the elimination of net neutrality rules. Read the full article here: Without Net Neutrality, We Can’t Trust […]

Alex Wiles on the Importance of Net Neutrality

On December 15, 2017, long time MMP Media Maker Alex Wiles spoke outside the F.C.C. about the importance of net neutrality just before the F.C.C. voted to repeal net neutrality protections. Alex Wiles on the Fight for Net Neutrality Media Mobilizing Project and hundreds of our friends across the movement were in Washington D.C. yesterday to […]

From Brooklyn, to Philly, to D.C.: A Day in the Fight for Net Neutrality

This article is reposted from the Center for Media Justice. by Di Luong, Media Mobilizing Project On an unseasonably hot September day in Washington D.C., our group of grassroots activists have been jostling through several metal detectors, carpeted cafeterias, and marble steps from one congressional building to the next. By late afternoon our physical and […]

Statement on Trump’s FCC Chair Plan to Dismantle Open Internet

  “When Chairman Pai threatens to undo the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules, we should be clear about what he is saying. He is saying that poor people, especially from communities of color, don’t deserve unfettered access to the Internet, and the work, health, education, and movement building that can provide. He is saying […]