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Steering Committee

・ Addie Barron ・ Independent Technologist

・ Will Dean ・ Research and Data Services Librarian, Temple University Libraries

・ Kate Goodman ・ Community Initiatives Specialist, Free Library of Philadelphia

・ Evan Guerra ・ LEAP Maker Mentor, Free Library of Philadelphia

・ Helyx Chase Scearce Horwitz ・ Information Systems and Technology Manager, Movement Alliance Project

・ Jonathan Latko ・ Computer Recycling Center, Temple University

・ Heather Lewis-Weber ・ Sr. Coordinator of Community Engagement, Temple University College of Liberal Arts

・ Jessa Lingel ・ Associate Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

・ Rev. Michael A. Major ・ Board President, Called to Serve CDC, Sr. Technology Business Analyst, Susquehanna International Group

・ Sascha Meinrath ・ Palmer Chair in Telecommunications, Bellisario College of Communications, Pennsylvania State University

・ Stasia Monteiro ・ NAC Program Director, HACE

・ Jennifer Oxenford ・ Director of Research and Community Engagement, Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER)

・ Mark Steckel ・ Founder, PhillyWisper

・ Devren Washington ・ Senior Policy Organizer, Movement Alliance Project

・ Alex Wermer-Colan ・ CLIR/DH Postdoctoral Fellow, Loretta C. Duckworth Scholars Studio, Temple University

・ Grant Wythoff ・ Digital Humanities Strategist, Center for Digital Humanities at Princeton University

Advisory Board

・ Adam Bouhmad ・ Project WAVES (Baltimore)

・ Greta Byrum ・ Community Tech NY (New York)

・ Andrew Coy ・ Digital Harbor Foundation (Baltimore)

・ Raul Enriquez ・ Community Tech NY (New York)

・ David L. Johnson ・ iNethi (Cape Town, South Africa)

・ Adam Longwill ・ Meta Mesh (Pittsburgh)

・ Ani Martinez ・ Remake Learning (Pittsburgh)

・ Franca Muller Paz ・ Baltimore Teachers Union (Baltimore)

・ Houman Saberi ・ Community Tech NY (New York)

= organizers

= technologists

= teachers

= City Hall

= researchers

Community Partners

Called to Serve


Village of the Arts and Humanities

Philly Tech Justice


Allied Orgs

Digital Harbor Foundation, Baltimore

Project WAVES, Baltimore

iNethi, Cape Town

KINBER, Harrsiburg

Community Tech NY, New York

MetaMesh, Pittsburgh

X-Lab, Washington, DC


Digital Literacy Alliance, The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia

Rapid Response Magic Project of the Princeton Humanities Council

RISE (Recognizing Inequalities and Standing for Equality), Pace Center for Civic Engagement