Join us on Tuesday, April 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (1st Floor, 913 S. University Ave.) for the all new Academic Innovation at Michigan for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (AIM for DE&I) Speaker Series. This talk will be the first of four throughout April and May aimed at exploring issues at the intersections of teaching and learning; technology; and diversity, equity, and inclusion. We will welcome in members of the Detroit Community Technology Project (DCTP) to kick off the series.
Learn more about the Detroit Community Technology Project in the video below.
Title: Rooted in Community: The Equitable Internet Initiative
Description: Through the Equitable Internet Initiative we work to ensure that more Detroit residents have the tools to leverage digital technologies for social and economic development. We do this by fostering the development of community rooted technologists, those who build, design and facilitate a healthy integration of technology into people’s lives and communities.
In this session, we’ll share:
- How Digital Stewards, through the practice of common ownership, environmental and digital justice, openness, and skill building – bring their communities online
- How we use collaborative design to engage our partners, communities and stakeholders
- A brief history of the Detroit Digital Justice Coalition
All members of the University of Michigan community including faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.