Power & Perils of Digital Activism Meet Up

Mar 13, 2017 | 11:00am – 12:00pm CT
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We do not dispute the powerful role of digital activism in modern social movements. However, for enduring change, personal connections must be forged. Threaded online discussion of deep / difficult topics is fraught. To surmount these constraints, we bring people together offline. When this is impractical, multimedia implements can render a whole person and better level the walls erected by race, class, religion, geography, age, ability, gender, sexual orientation. Join other digital activists for a lively discussion! Pantsuit Republic (a large post-partisan feminist group in Texas) and Indivisible Houston trade the 140-character miasma for real conversations as the substrate for change.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Meet Up
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner