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Friday, October 20 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Mobilizing Design, Technology & Science Communities
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How can engaged scientific, technological and design professionals make sure the careful weighing of social justice, public health and environmental impacts becomes a cornerstone of all decisions made in their disciplines? With: Raphael Sperry, President of Architects, Designers, Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR); Emily Jacobi, founder and Executive Director of Digital Democracy, which empowers marginalized communities to use technology to defend their rights. Hosted by Deborah Moore, Western States Senior Campaign Manager at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).

Workshop Speakers
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Emily Jacobi

Emily Jacobi, founder/Executive Director of Digital Democracy, works to leverage technology to empower marginalized communities and protect the environment. Beginning as a youth journalist at age 13, she has led technology, media and research projects in Latin America, West Africa... Read More →
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Deborah Moore

Deborah Moore, a scientist-advocate with a background in energy/resources and physics, is Western States Senior Campaign Manager at the Union of Concerned Scientists, where she develops advocacy, outreach, and engagement activities to advance solutions for climate change, renewable... Read More →
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Raphael Sperry

Raphael Sperry is an architect, sustainable building consultant, and human rights advocate. President of Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR), he leads national campaigns to ban the design of spaces that violate human rights and to promote restorative alternatives... Read More →

Friday October 20, 2017 2:45pm - 4:15pm PDT
Manzanita Room