Building the World We Want: Technology, Activism & Civic Infrastructure
As next generation, tech-savvy social movements around the world have erupted in recent years, many are wondering about its impact on American civic engagement. With U.S. demographics and economic patterns mirroring those of the nation's involved in the Arab Spring, some are predicting that the next wave of dramatic social change and participation may happen right here at home. But what will that look like? How is the next generation of social change agents already re-imagining civic engagement? And what role does technology, digital media and innovation play in that process?