Ariel is a promoter and advocate of digital rights and the use of the internet and new technologies for social development. For more than 25 years he worked at Colnodo, an APC member organisation in Colombia, and since 2021, he has been working at Localization Lab, a not-for-profit organisation that makes technology accessible through collaboration with developers, organisations, end users and communities in need worldwide. He is also a member of Colnodo's board.
Mai Ishikawa Sutton (they/them) is an organiser, facilitator and writer focused on the digital commons and other intersections between network technologies and the solidarity economy. They are the Director of Fellowship of DWeb Camp, Senior Organiser of DWeb projects and one of the stewards of the Decentralized Web Principles. They are a co-founder and editor of COMPOST magazine and Distributed Press, a Digital Commons Fellow with Commons Network, and a contributor with Hypha Worker Co-operat...
Jane Coffin is a seasoned executive and internet community expert who has been working at the centre of connectivity and infrastructure development, policy and regulatory strategy and international development for over 30 years. She has worked in the non-profit sector, for the US government, and in the private sector. She joined Connect Humanity in January 2022 and worked with the team as its C...
This publication tells a story of collective adaptation and resilience, closeness and collaboration, care and connections, of a growing community navigating change.
How are APC members improving their communities’ lives? May First Movement Technology sees cross-border collective cooperation as integral to direct activism and democratisation of technology.
May First expresses concern over the events of 6 January 2021, which clearly demonstrate there is a large, organised and growing fascist movement in the United States, propelled by a false narrative framed and propagated by right-wing media and right-wing forces using the internet.
The APC Impact Report 2016-2019 encapsulates the APC network's high level impact over the four years of our strategic cycle, which ended in 2019. While the report looks back at our work, it also brings us forward through the strategic direction that we set for ourselves in the next four years.
At the 2020 Allied Media Conference, over 50 activists came together online to build a collective timeline documenting the relationship between the movement and technology, from the perspective of the past, present and the future.
Essential workers and service workers in the United States, especially those in the LGBTQIA+ community, are increasingly more vulnerable at the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are at risk of losing employment benefits, and are subject to discrimination and surveillance at work.